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Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Mat Weber,
Contributor

May 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

The 17th annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts festival took place in Oakland on Saturday, filling San Antonio Park with music, spoken word, local artists, community activists, and a variety of other events. The free festival was originally started in 2000 by the East Side Arts Alliance, a nonprofit community cultural ...

“Breakfast for Bobby Seale”

“Breakfast for Bobby Seale”

Michelle Johnson,
Contributor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Metro

On a recent cold Friday morning at the The Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, the nonprofit group “For Richmond” hosted “Breakfast with Bobby Seale,” its 2nd Annual Black History Month celebration breakfast. In the 1960s and ‘70s, Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, created the first ...

Oakland honors Fred T. Korematsu

Oakland honors Fred T. Korematsu

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Metro, Showcase

If Google features you on their internet page logo, you must be a big deal. The internet search engine company did just that on Monday when it honored Japanese Civil Rights activist Fred T. Korematsu on the day dedicated to him, Jan. 30. The city of Oakland took things a step further on Sunday when ...

#BlackLivesMatter: More than just a hashtag

#BlackLivesMatter: More than just a hashtag

Andréa Duprée,
Copy Editor

May 20, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

Whether it was a punishment, or a mundane chore, it can easily be assumed that most people with a childhood have been faced with the daunting task of cleaning a room that was so overwhelmingly messy or unorganized they did not know where to begin. Most parents would say, “Pick a corner and start there.”...

Chabot college honors MLK

Chabot college honors MLK

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

January 22, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

Hayward city and school officials, and newly appointed mayor Barbara Halliday greeted the Hayward community as they came together at Chabot College to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday for the 29th year running. Halliday introduced the event and welcomed dignitaries such as Senator Bob...

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