Berkeley

Opinion: We Need to Stand for Leonard Powell

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform, Responsive Government  Court Hearing Jan. 29 for Veteran Fighting to Keep City from…

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Opinion: Black Veteran Wins Temporary Reprieve in Fight to Save His Home

Posted in Berkeley, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform Supporters attend superior court hearing Monday, Dec. 17 to back veteran Leonard Powell’s fight…

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Opinion: City Agency Set to Seize Black Veteran’s Home

Posted in Berkeley, Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Probate court reform, Racial profiling, Responsive Government Leonard Powell is facing “an unconscionable and unwarranted debt” Leonard Powell (right)…

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Stroller Brigade and Rally Held in Berkeley to Save Alta Bates Medical Center

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Economic Development, Health Community protests closing of Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, Sunday, Nov. 4. Community members, elected…

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“Unite Against Hate,” Say East Bay Leaders

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Berkeley, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Labor, LGBT, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government East Bay leaders speak at a press…

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Black Students Demand School District Take Steps to Reduce Racism at Berkeley High

Posted in Berkeley, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Labor, Racial profiling By Ken Epstein In the wake of a racist, violent threat and…

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Berkeley NAACP Calls on BUSD to Investigate Discrimination Against Employees, Students

Berkeley High School By Ken Epstein Manour Id-Deen, president of the Berkeley NAACP, met recently with Berkeley…

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Racism in Berkeley Schools “Has Been Tolerated for Too Long,” Say Community Leaders

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Responsive Government Berkeley High School students walked out of school Nov. 5 after a…

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Racist Threat at Berkeley High School Sparks Outage, Students Walk Out

Posted in Berkeley, Education/Schools/Youth, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government, Uncategorized Berkeley High School students walked out of classes and rallied at UC…

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Berkeley Activists Call for City Department of Race and Equity

Posted in Affordable Housing, Berkeley, Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Health, Housing/Foreclosures Marcel Jones, David Turner III and Spencer J. Pritchard, right, speak on Black Lives…

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