Sexuality in the Black community has always required an increase in awareness, from Dr. Na’im Akbar’s “Breaking the Chains of Psychological Slavery” to Salt-N-Pepa’s “Let’s..
Tony Thurmond was sworn in Monday morning as state superintendent of public instruction at a ceremony attended by several hundred people in the auditorium of..
With gentrification making it increasingly harder to thrive in their hometown, many Oakland youth, in particular, are struggling to see a path to the future...
Madam C.J. Walker, born Sarah Breedlove in 1867 to freed slaves in Delta, Louisiana, became the nation’s first self-made female millionaire and beauty pioneer after..
Last Thursday, we marked a new era when we swore in the most diverse Congress in U.S. history. With a record number of women and..
Oakland public school parents were shocked to learn this week that the school district is considering a data-sharing agreement with a charter school industry nonprofit..
Parents, students and teachers from Roots International Academy at 66th Avenue and International Boulevard in East Oakland turned out for the Oakland Board of Education..