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‘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...

Op-Ed: Families of Police Victims Are Energizing the Movement

By Cephus ‘Uncle Bobby’ Johnson,   On Jan. 1, 2009 at 2:11 a.m. on the Fruitvale Bart Station platform, my life was drastically changed forever. Bart...

Four Days of Protests Planned to Rekindle MLK’s Radical Legacy

Social justice organizations are planning “96 Hours of Direct Action to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy,” from Friday Jan. 15 through MLK Day on Jan....

OP-ED: Oakland Hip Hop Artist Young Gully Speaks to Youth’s Experiences

Oakland is internationally recognized for supporting humanitarian causes and opposing police brutality. The city continues to be on the forefront through hip hop artists...

OP-ED: Police Corruption: “Your eyes aren’t lying and your ears aren’t...

By Richard Wembe Johnson, Folsom Prison   As we daily witness police officers from around the country committing undeniable acts of aggression, assault and murder against...

“It Is Critical That We All Become Our Brother’s Keeper,” Say...

On the day set aside to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 400 people packed into the sanctuary of Covenant Worship Center in...

Town Hall Meeting Seeks Solutions to Police Impunity

A town hall meeting seeking solutions to the “strained relations between law enforcement and our communities” was held Wednesday night, hosted by Alameda County...

OP-ED: Choked Out 

 By Ron Busby, Sr., President of U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce   This one is different. We didn't see George Zimmerman kill Trayvon Martin or Darren...

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...

Growing Movement in Oakland Calls for End to Mass Incarceration

A daylong summit to discuss ways to work to end mass incarceration and implement restorative justice was held recently in Oakland.   The summit, called “Fruitvale,...

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