Month: August 2015

Ferguson, Missouri Judge Throws Out Arrest Warrants; Local Activists Say Change in Oakland Courts Long Overdue

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Mass incarceration, Police-Public Safety By Ken Epstein A new municipal court judge in Ferguson, Mo….

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Joys and Struggles of Public School Teaching, Discussed at Post Salon

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Oakland Job Programs By Post Staff About 70 people attended the Post newspaper’s most recent Salon…

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We Must Speak Up” for Racial Justice, Say Teen Leaders and Rep. Barbara Lee

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Immigrant Rights, Mass incarceration, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Restorative Justice Calling for Black-Brown unity, a youth said, “The…

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McClymond High Alumni Meet with OUSD Supt. Antwan Wilson

Posted in Community, Education/Schools/Youth OUSD Supt. Antwan Wilson met with of the McClymonds High School community. (L-R): Deacon Thomas Angelo,…

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Fourth OPD Officer-Involved Shooting Death Since June

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Tulio Ospina An Oakland police officer who had responded to a distress call for…

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Community Proposes Alternatives to E. 12th Street Luxury Tower

Posted in Affordable Housing, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Gentrification, Health, Housing/Foreclosures, Labor By Tulio Ospina Nearly 200 community members attended the East 12th Street Wish List planning…

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Commentary: Police Who Kill Must Be Held Accountable

Posted in Commentary, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Cat Brooks In the early morning hours of June 6, Demouria…

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Face-to-Face with Music History Maker Barry Gordy

Post reporter Tasion Kwamilele interviews Berry Gordon. Photo by Ashley Chambers. By Tasion Kwamilele We’re talking about…

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Historic Liberty Hall Takes on New Life in West Oakland

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Gentrification Liberty Hall Oakland By Tasion Kwamilele City officials, church leaders, and community members…

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Hack the Hood Grads Have Much to Offer Tech World

Posted in Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Oakland Job Programs By Ashley Chambers High school senior Jayshaun Thomas can show just about…

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