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“Kneeling” loses its focus

Colin Kaepernick kneeling at Levi's Stadium on Sep. 12, 2016.
November 2, 2017

Those in opposition are unhappy with players kneeling during the national anthem at sporting events. This all began over a year ago when Colin Kaepernick, then a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers,...

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X

Oakland jazz festival honors Malcolm X
May 24, 2017

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...

“Breakfast for Bobby Seale”

“Breakfast for Bobby Seale”
March 8, 2017

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...

Oakland honors Fred T. Korematsu

Oakland honors Fred T. Korematsu
February 1, 2017

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...

#BlackLivesMatter: More than just a hashtag

Onyx Organizating Committee co-chair Cat Brooks and mother of Alan Blueford, Jeralynn Blueford comfort mother of James Rivera, Dionne Smith Downs.
May 20, 2015

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...

Chabot college honors MLK

Chabot college honors MLK
January 22, 2015

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...

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