A coalition of groups delivered a national petition with 130,000 signatures this week to the White House, calling on President Obama to remove the conviction history check-box from federal agency/contractor job applications, an effort better [...]
Courtesy of CBS-LA Former Dodgers legend Fernando Valenzuela was appointed by President Obama to become a Presidential Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization, 34 years after “Fernandomania” swept across Los Angeles.
By Post Staff After a highly politicized five-month battle, the new United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch – the first African American women to hold the position – was officially sworn in on Monday and [...]
Mayor Libby Schaaf will present this year’s annual Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Regina Jackson for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love,” the 13th Annual Musical [...]
President Barack Obama and the Congressional Black Caucus have released statements in the wake of protests in Ferguson, MO, which have spread to at least 37 states after a grand jury failed to indict a [...]
In a rare primetime nationally televised address, President Obama Thursday evening announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in decades. The president will circumvent Congress, extend legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, increase [...]
Oakland community environmental leaders have notified the city that they are prepared to file a formal federal Title VI civil rights complaint over the negative impacts on air quality of the Oakland Army Base development [...]
President Obama recently announced the appointment of Jason Young, Co-Founder and CEO of MindBlown Labs, to his Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. MindBlown Labs has developed a cutting edge solution to financial [...]