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IWazir Peacock- photo

Remembering Civil Rights Veteran Willie B. Wazir Peacock, 78

  Willie B. Wazir Peacock, a civil rights veteran with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), passed away April 17 at home in San Pablo.   The Bay Area Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement [...]
Julian Bond and Martin Luther King cast their ballots in Atlanta on Feb. 23, 1966.

Julian Bond Was a Leader With Strength and Character

  The news this weekend that Julian Bond passed away at 75 saddened me deeply. America has lost a true and still vital champion for justice.   President Barack Obama, hailing Bond as a hero [...]
Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, the newly appointed President of the BWOPA Oakland/Bay Area Chapter, spoke to women at the meeting about her goals for the local chapter. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

Everything That Affects Women Has to Do with Politics, Says BWOPA

Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) recently held an event inviting women to join the organization, which seeks to motivate, support and educate African American women about the political process.