Oakland-based nonprofit Today’s Future Sound teaches music production to students in K-12 schools around the bay and beyond.
Born completely deaf in his left ear and “hard of hearing” in his right, Antoine Hunter is the founder and director of Urban Jazz Dance Company and the President of the Bay Area Deaf Advocates.
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3D printers allow budding designers or inventors to easily create real objects from three-dimensional designs.
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Oakland’s black youth are arrested in school at a rate that is more than double their proportion of the school population, a community nonprofit said.
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The death of Nelson Mandela last week revived memories of the day in 1990 when the anti-apartheid leader spoke in Oakland. Among those present was Oakland resident Sonny Le, a former boat person from Vietnam,...
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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...
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Nwe Oo, a Rakhine Burmese refugee based in Oakland, is an advocate for human rights and adamantly speaks out against domestic violence.
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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.
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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...
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Thursday's march down MacArthur was the latest chapter in an extraordinary outpouring of support.
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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...
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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.
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