The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has recognized Ying Lee, former Berkeley City Councilmember and tireless social justice activist, as the 15th Assembly District’s Women’s History Month awardee.
The City of Hayward will honor four local women at the third “Hayward Honors Women” event on Thursday, March 26, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 777 B Street in Hayward.
Gladys Green has made her mark on the community of Oakland many times over – as a neighborhood activist, a business leader, a champion of low-income and underserved residents, and as a driving force in [...]
Deciding on which of some 50 women to begin Women’s History Month in a projected yearlong series, “Bay Area African American Women in Music,” presented a dilemma since there are so many distinguished possibilities. &a
The face of leadership is changing. More African American women are being represented in the political arena. They manage communications for state leaders, represent politicians in the State Assembly, and play a big role in [...]
In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Port of Oakland is paying tribute to its women leaders that are at the forefront of one of the largest ports in the country.Those who are being recognized [...]
By Frederick Howard, Student at Laney College, Oakland I have come to believe the word strength is not spelled with the letter “S” but rather with the letter “W” as in woman. I di