History and remembering

Journalist Who Writes For Oakland Post, Publication

Opinion: City’s Kaiser Center 99-Year Lease Proposal “Lacks in Benefits to Marginalized Communities”

Posted in Economic Development, Gentrification, History and remembering, Libby Schaaf By Ayodele Nzinga, MFA, Ph.D. In 2014, the City of Oakland issued an…

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Oakland Leaders Celebrate César Chávez’s Legacy

Posted in History and remembering District 2 Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas honors leaders of Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA)…

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Oakland May Name Road in Honor of Oscar Grant

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Community, Desley Brooks, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan Community leaders join together to endorse naming road…

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Patricia Williams-Myrick,80, Beloved Oakland Street Academy Principal

Patricia Williams Myrick (right) and her daughter Kelly Mayes in 1976.By Post Staff  Dozens of family members…

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Remembering Ron Dellums, West Oakland-born Orator, Political Leader and Fighter for Justice and Humanity

By Ken Epstein The following are some of the outpouring of statements on Facebook from Oakland residents…

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Ron Dellums, “Political Lion of the Bay Area,” Dies at 82

Posted in History and remembering By Post Staff Ron Dellums, a progressive political giant who was born in West…

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Oakland Post Reporter Ken Epstein Wins John Swett Media Award

Ken Epstein received the John Swett Award for Media Excellence at a California Teachers Association (CTA) reception…

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Questions Continue on Fate of Oakland Public Library’s African-American History Books

Discarded library books. Photo courtesy of John Jones III’s Facebook page. By Ken Epstein Concerns over the…

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Oakland Public Library Discards African American History Books

By Post Staff Community activist Assata Olugbala shocked members of the community and council members when she…

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Oakland Steps Out for Faith with a Joyful Noise

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, History and remembering, Housing/Foreclosures, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling On Saturday, Nov. 7, churches and community…

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