Local Black entrepreneurs have emerged as owners of the newest Black-owned beauty supply store in Ferguson, MO following protests over the killing of unarmed Black teen, Michael Brown by a white police officer.
Black churches in Oakland are being asked to moderate their worship voices after neighbors have made noise complaints to the city about the volume of the gospel that is reaching beyond the church walls.
San Francisco, CA – Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable Tour rolled through the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium last night where the sold out went back down memory lane. The little girl we watched grow up on television [...]
A state bill that was signed into law this past weekend will usher in new police accountability reforms requiring California law enforcement to collect and report identity data on police stops in order to [...]
African American churches in West Oakland are responding to a neighbor’s complaints to police that worshipers at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church are being too loud. Elder Ron Rosson, a minister at Pleasant Grove, [...]
Over one hundred people, most of them drummers, gathered in front of City Hall Monday evening to bring attention to what longtime Oaklanders feel is an increase in tensions between longtime residents and [...]
Angry, desperate and determined residents filled City Council chambers Wednesday evening for a public hearing that had been called to discuss Oakland’s housing crisis, demanding that councilmembers move beyond talk to take immediate action [...]
A caravan seeking to mobilize communities of color against police brutality will travel throughout California Oct. 3 through Oct. 10, led by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in partnership with the ACLU of [...]