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Advocates and Unhoused Residents Seek Community Help to Build Small...

The Village, a group that fights for unhoused resident rights, is asking for community support on Jan. 18 and 19, 2020, to help with...

New Foundation Helps Oakland School Children as Schools Deal with...

“If we want any hope in transforming our largest inner cities, we have to start early.  It’s all about literacy and the right kind...

Can Reparations Repair a Nation?

MLK: “America has defaulted on its promissory note to citizens of color” Thomas Jefferson: “God is just and his justice shall not sleep forever.”On the...

News of Freedom Gets to Texas Two Years Late, Giving...

“The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This...

41st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

The Dream Starts With Me Celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  began with opening remarks by Supervisor and Board Chair,...

‘Not a day off.’ — Martin Luther King Jr. Day in...

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is a day off for many—but in Oakland, it’s a day on for service and activism.A Day of Activism By...

Barbara Lee Travels to Memphis to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of...

 Congresswoman Lee with  Memphis Sanitation workers who striked with Dr. King fifty years ago for equal pay and safer working conditions. Photo from @RepBarbaraLee...

Human Rights Commission Recognizes Community Leadership

Eleven people were recognized by the Marin County Human Rights Commission for their contributions to the community at the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr....

#Selmaforstudents in Richmond

The Century Hilltop 16 joined 11 Bay Area movie theatres in providing middle and high school students with free-admission to view the movie Selma. Scores...

High School Students, Rev. Jesse Jackson Say Black Lives Matter

In an impromptu visit to Emiliano Zapata Street Academy in Oakland on Tuesday, Rev. Jesse Jackson sat down in a circle with students to...
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