Oakland-based all-female dance collective, Mix’d Ingrdnts, incorporates various dance styles into their routines, including hip-hop, break dancing, samba and waacking – a style of dance from the 70’s that involves moving legs and arms to...
Nwe Oo, a Rakhine Burmese refugee based in Oakland, is an advocate for human rights and adamantly speaks out against domestic violence.
The Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, a non-profit organization, travels to a hundred different cities around the country each year offering free foreclosure counseling.
Defense Attorney William DuBois calls the District Attorney's decision to try Richard Thomas as an adult "unconstitutional."
In a cross-cultural night of charity, an old Italian tradition mingled with an Uptown Oakland vibe to benefit urban youth.
The program, which gets funds from the Port of Oakland, integrates information on the industrial history of the bay with lessons on stewardship of its ecology.
Last Saturday, a group of over 100 people gathered at the African American Museum and Library in Oakland to celebrate the launch of "The Griots of Oakland," a book and exhibition about young black men...
Thursday's march down MacArthur was the latest chapter in an extraordinary outpouring of support.
A modified math curriculum may be coming to Claremont Middle and other schools in the district.
Oakland City Councilmember’s Noel Gallo’s appeal that “Every city in the U.S. has a curfew” drew boos and yelling from the packed council chambers as his controversial anti-crime strategy was roundly condemned by citizens and...
Over 1,000 scholars, students, and parents attended the five-day National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME) conference, held at the Oakland Marriott City Center, which featured panels, interactive workshops, school tours, and film screenings.
Sixteen-year-old Richard Thomas has been charged as an adult for potential hate crimes.
In preparation for the full implementation of Common Core State Standards, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) held a public hearing on Wednesday evening to discuss allocation of funds.
The nonprofit organization, Reading Partners, provides literacy tutoring for at-need children in first through fifth grade.
A middle school hallway with its long, lonely corridors often serves as the typical wandering place for a troubled kid. At Claremont Middle School in North Oakland, students are fed up with the perception of...
Life has not been easy for student-athlete Jacquese Steen. As a result, he is determined to not let anything stop him from playing college football and getting a good education.