Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond), introduced a bill that implements a tax on private prisons that operate in California. The tax revenue generated by the bill..
The City Council’s Life Enrichment Committee this week discussed a proposed resolution—sponsored by Councilmembers Lynette Gibson McElhaney and Larry Reid—to kick start the city’s new..
Family, friends and community members gathered Tuesday morning at the West Oakland BART station to protest the killing of 28-year-old Sahleem Tindle, who was allegedly unarmed and..
By Jeffrey Heyman Throughout the year, the Peralta Colleges—Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt—hold some of the best African-American and Ethnic..
By J. Douglas Allen-Taylor On the morning in the fall of 2015 when I heard about the argument and physical confrontation between former Black Panther..