President Obama this week announced 10 new TechHire Communities, including Oakland, which has committed to placing 400 individuals in paid internships or full-time jobs by the end of 2015.
By Paul Rockwell I first met Kelly Carlisle at the Acta Non Verba Youth Farm in East Oakland. The quarter-acre garden is located in Tassafarango Park at 83rd Avenue and E Street.
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 [...]
In support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative that will help young men of color stay on track and gain opportunities to reach their full potential, the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color [...]
President Obama recently launched an innovative “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison. Th