Congresswoman Barbara Lee with Martin Luther King III and students of the MLK Freedom Center- left to right (from back): Eric Fuller II, Sara Ramos, Rosa Moreno, Daniel Monico, Jabari LaChaux, Angela Drake; (from front): Maria Ramirez, Mayra Perez, Clara Martinez, Fernanda Castro, Meriam Salem, Jaycey Apolki. Inset left: Martin Luther King, III with Xavier, winner of the Dr. King Oratorical Fest and student at Martin Luther King Elementary School. Inset right: Martin Luther King, III with Khailey Kwamilele, a student at Martin Luther King Elementary School.

Martin Luther King III Discusses Father’s Legacy

By Clifford L. Williams With sincerity and heartfelt passion, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott Kings’ eldest son, Martin Luther King lll, addressed an attentive audience at Allen Temple Baptist Church Saturday, drawing [...]
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Mavs Stay Alive in Playoff Race With Win Over Clippers

The Clippers have already clinched a playoff berth and secured the third spot in the Western Conference standings. The Dallas Mavericks are still in a fight but gave themselves some breathing room after defeating Los [...]
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The Post Denied Place at 1st Mayoral Debate, Candidates Complain

The Oakland Post was denied a place at the table at a Mayoral Candidate Public Safety Debate this week presented by Metropolitan Greater Oakland (MGO) Democratic Club and a group that calls itself Make Oakland [...]
Mayor Anthony Silva (left and Vice Mayor Paul Canepa (right). Photo from The Record.

Council Reacts to Mayor Silva’s Conflict with Local Media

Mayor Anthony Silva’s recent announcement that he would no longer speak to the certain media outlets has raised concerns of transparency. If the may only speaks to those outlets he sees fit, what message does [...]
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OP-ED: Instead of Racial Profiling, City Needs Jobs and Family Support Services

A report released last week by the Oakland Police Department showed that African Americans were greatly overrepresented among people stopped by OPD from April through November 2013.Although only 28 percent of Oakland’s population, African Americans [...]
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San Joaquin County Women of Color & Man About Town Awards

The African American Chamber of Commerce and Foundation of San Joaquin County will hold its annual Woman of Color and Man About Town Awards Friday, April 4 to recognize influential and inspiring men and women [...]