Black Arts Movement producer Marvin X has recruited a dynamic “dream team” for the upcoming Bay Area Black Arts 50th Anniversary celebration next year, including actor Delroy Lindo and former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine [...]
When asked whether it was odd if the first Cuban babalawo (priest of the Ifa religion), practicing during slavery and in the midst of a Colonial government, may have divined for leaders of that primarily [...]
Senator Mark Leno has introduced legislation designed to help lift California’s low-wage earners out of poverty. Senate Bill 3 – to raise the state’s minimum wage to $11 an hour in 2016 and $13 in [...]
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson joined season ticket holders, staff of the Warriors, Oakland Marriott and Esurance to prepare lunch bag meals to feed the hungry last week at the Oakland Marriott City Center.
By Yesha Callahan, The Root Last week it was announced that seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders in New York City would be able to see the movie Selma for free, thanks to the generosity of Paramount [...]
Who’s policing whom? This question has constantly been raised after many priceless souls have fallen. Is it racism? Is it insecurity? Is it bad judgment? Who really knows? <
With a settlement that is likely to impact RN standards across the nation, the California Nurses Association (CNA) and National Nurses United (NNU) announced a major tentative contract agreement for 18,000 California RNs who [...]
By Carla Rivera, L.A. Times San Francisco’s only community college will remain accredited for at least two more years in a reprieve announced Wednesday to keep the institution’s doors open for nearly 80,000 students.
The Baron Arnold Quintet will appear Sunday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m., at the Soundroom, 2147 Broadway in Oakland. Baron Arnold, a newcomer to the Berlin, Germany music scene, has quickly established himself as a [...]
Scheduled events and days of service around the Bay Area honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19: Richmond: 9 a.m., 5th Annual MLK Day of Service at Richmond Greenway. Registration at 6th [...]
Oakland, CA – This time the Raiders might’ve finally gotten it right. Owner Mark Davis and General Manager Reggie McKenzie introduced their nineteenth head coach of the franchise, Jack Del Rio. Oakland knew, that in [...]