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Obama Takes Executive Action to “Ban The Box” for Federal Jobs

  Marina Fang ,The Huffington Post   President Barack Obama has announced a series of measures designed to reduce obstacles facing former prisoners reintegrating into society, including...

President Obama Speaks at Federal Prison, Calls for Criminal Justice Reform

President Barack Obama visited the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Oklahoma on Thursday, July 16, becoming the first sitting president to...

Obama: People Should Be Punished, But Not Sentenced to Life

Ryan J. Reilly, The Huffington Post   The criminal justice system is "particularly skewed by race and by wealth," President Barack Obama said on Tuesday in...

President Obama to Deliver Eulogy at Funeral Friday for Rev. Clementa...

By Post Staff and news reports   President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy Friday at Rev. Clementa Pinckney's funeral in Charleston, South Carolina.   Pastor Pinckney was...

Obama Condemns Killings at Historic AME Church

By Post Staff and news reports   President Barack Obama responded Thursday to killings at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina.     "Any death...

SF State Receives National Community Service Honor

SF State has been selected for the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction by the Corporation for National and Community...

Bay Area African American Women in Music: Ledisi Counts Stevie Wonder,...

Even before her rise to national fame began 11 years ago, Oakland soul singer Ledisi had formed a mutual admiration society of sorts with...

Obama Bans Some Military-style Equipment Provided to Police

By Associated Press In a surprise announcement coming nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is banning the...

Busy Few Weeks for Harriet Tubman’s Legacy

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root   It's been a busy few weeks for the legacy of Harriet Tubman.   Earlier this month it was announced that...

Josie Dean Celebrates 95 Years

Family and friends joined together on Sunday, April 26 to celebrate the 95th birthday of Josie Dean, a longtime Oakland resident and former schoolteacher.   During...
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