Student and teacher speakers at Wednesday night’s board meeting raised their concerns about the school redesign process that the district administration has initiated at five Oakland schools.In interviews with the Oakland Post, school board members [...]
Hundreds of people from more than two-dozen groups associated with the Anti-Police Terror Project (APTP) will join thousands around the country in 96 hours of action over the Martin Luther King Weekend, Jan. 16-19.In response [...]
The announcement of one of the most important Oakland public works restoration projects in recent memory went virtually unnoticed during the recent mayoral campaign. Last September, the City of Oakland issued a Notice of Development [...]
Bruce Beasley of West Oakland is an internationally known sculptor who bequeathed his two-block cluster of studios and sculpture gardens to the Oakland Museum of California.
Mayor Libby Schaaf will present this year’s annual Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Regina Jackson for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love,” the 13th Annual Musical [...]
By Kate Brumback ATLANTA (AP) – The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible hasn’t gone on regular display since President Barack Obama used it while taking his second oath of office two years ago. [...]
Rev. Gregory D. Hunter and Olivet Institutional Missionary Baptist Church (OIMBC) Oakland will host a tribute to Bishop Gordon Humphrey on Sunday, January 18 at Love Center Ministries, 10440 International Blvd. in Oakland. Humphrey suddenly [...]
Living Jazz will present the 13th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “In the Name of Love,” on Sunday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr. [...]
By Stephen A. Crockett, Jr., The Root Last week Boko Haram entered the northern Nigerian town of Baga and began opening fire on residents. According to news reports, bodies were left bloodied across roadways, and [...]
By Raphael Satter, AP At a kosher supermarket in Paris, a quick-thinking Muslim employee hid several Jewish shoppers in the basement before sneaking out to brief police on the hostage-taker upstairs.
Many long-time educators and Oakland parents are raising serious questions about a new Oakland Unified School District plan to turn over five schools – including three East and West Oakland high schools – to charters [...]