After months of debate, the City Council unanimously voted this week to create a Department of Race and Equity to address systemic racism and inequality in the City of Oakland.
More than a dozen faith leaders and organizers with the PICO National Network from across the U.S. including Berkeley Pastor Michael McBride, are at the Vatican in Rome for a series of meetings this week [...]
Berkeley High School Senior Kadijah Diani Means has been working hard during her high school career to bring racial equity to the world – and the world is watching. <
Black students at UC Berkeley, saying they are facing isolation, alienation and oppression, are demanding the university’s administrators implement major changes to address the hostile campus climate at the nation’s most prestigious public university.
You’ve heard of the Kent State Massacre and maybe the Jackson State massacre. But have you heard of the Orangeburg massacre? On Feb. 8, 1968, eight seconds of police gunfire left three young men [...]
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 [...]
Be strong and courageous! … Joshua 1:9 Last week we took a bold and honest look at the state of Black America, ergo knowing what we now know where do we go from here?The above [...]
City workers were shocked his week when they discovered a noose hanging from a Black worker’s truck. According to city carpenters, they found the noose Wednesday after working overtime. The noose was hanging on a [...]
I heard a moving radio commentary by Mumia Abu Jamal on efforts by right wing militias and politicians to prevent children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America from entering the United States.Mumia compared the [...]
By Andrew F. Williams I won’t waste any ink providing background details on what’s going on with the Los Angeles Clippers or the NBA right now. If you’re not up to speed, then click here [...]