Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) has been awarded more than $140 million by the California Department of Health Care Services for an ambitious and innovative program that aims to improve health outcomes for [...]
By Ayodele Nzinga, MFA, PhD It is no secret that the war on drugs became a war on Black and Brown people and disproportionately filled prisons to bursting with Black men.
In Oakland’s school board and City Council races, incumbents managed to hold off challengers, leaving the status quo perhaps shaken but intact. In District 3, which includes West Oakland, Lynette Gibson McElhaney held onto [...]
Local community organizations and progressives are celebrating overwhelming victories for improved renter protections (Measure JJ), police accountability (Measure LL) and the reelection of At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, a champion of police reform and affordable housing [...]
High school students in Oakland and throughout the Bay Area were among those who flooded the streets Wednesday and Thursday to condemn Donald Trump’s surprise victory in Tuesday’s presidential election. &
On Friday, Nov. 11, deFremery Recreation Center and the National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations will host Oakland Veterans with a Dinner & Dance in acknowledgement of Veterans Day.
For Stockton City Councilman Michael Tubbs, election night was doubly historic. Not only did he become the city’s first Black mayor, he also becomes at 26 years old the youngest mayor in the city’s [...]
By Mary Kenny, SF State News SF State graduate student Candy Guinea recently received the prestigious 2016 Princess Grace Award, which honors a new group of emerging artists in theater, dance and film [...]
A special event, “The Reentry Community and Voting Rights,” was held Wednesday evening at Oakland City Hall, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Oakland.
Dressed in a carefully tailored black suit, a boy walked slowly and sedately into the auditorium at the West Oakland Youth Center to the sound of Haitian drums and Kreole chants.
The Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center announced the receipt of an anonymous gift of $4,000,000 to help with early breast detection, targeting African American women.