Month: February 2014

Author Discusses New Book: “The Real Story of the Cuban Five”

Posted in World News By Post Staff Canadian author Stephen Kimber will speak and sign copies of his newly…

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Whistle Blowing Teacher Says He Faces Firing for Revealing Discrimination

Posted in Berkeley, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity By Ken A. Epstein Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in…

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“The Griots of Oakland” Exhibit to Visit Local Schools

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity A traveling version of the popular exhibit, The Griots of Oakland – Voices from the…

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Support Haitian Family Reunification

Posted in Community, Equal Rights/Equity, World News The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) has launched a petition drive in support…

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Acta Non Verba Farm Grows in East Oakland

Posted in Community, Health By Richard Kevin Cartwright Walking through the wide expanse of nurtured and cultivated vegetable beds –…

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San Francisco Brings in “The year of the Horse”

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community Photos by Ken A. Epstein Hundreds of thousands of people came to see this…

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Councilmembers Call for Reform of Prop. 13 Property Taxes

Posted in Community, Responsive Government Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan. Photo courtesy of Oakland Local.By Post StaffFour Oakland city councilmembers have joined a…

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Road at Oakland Airport Named for Black Aviator Bessie Coleman

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community By Conway Jones Bessie Coleman The Port of Oakland and City of Oakland officials…

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West Oakland Neighborhood Center in Limbo

Posted in Community, Oakland Job Programs By Post Staff Concerns are being raised about why the city has failed to…

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No Justice in Trial of Killing of 17-Year-Old Jordan Davis

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety By Tasion Kwamilele In the wake of the killings of Oscar Grant in Oakland…

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