Category : Black Local and National News

by Staff - 1 month ago

‘Business in the Black’ is coming to San Francisco

Displaying ‘Enterprise within the Black’ documentary in San Francisco, at Safehouse Arts Middle, 1 Grove St., Saturday, March 10, 7 p.m. reception, movie at 7:30 p.m., admission $10, tickets obtainable on Eventbrite by Cora Glenn                     ...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Free Mumia, free Meek Mill, free them all!

by Ted Kelly Campaigns to free Black journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal and younger rapper Meek Mill merge amid exposé of corrupt Philly cops. – Photograph: Joseph Piette The frame-up of rapper Meek Mill by Philadelphia cops bears a telling resemblance to th...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Solitary crackers: Sleep deprivation is a whiplash to our souls

by Richard Jackson “Solitary Confinement Safety Welfare Checks” – Artwork: Jaime Amesquita, AA-2153, Excessive Desert SP C2-119, P.O. Field 3030, Susanville CA 96127. Jaime writes, “I’m hoping that perhaps via the publishing of my artwork I can conve...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Oakland students embark on study abroad in South Africa

In South Africa, a scholar from Oakland will get up shut and private with a pair of lion cubs. Oakland, Calif. – Twenty-eight Oakland college students from McClymonds, Castlemont, Skyline, Oakland Tech, Emery Excessive and Ile Omode Faculties will qu...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Virginia Seashore Should Reply To At-Giant Voting Grievance

A federal decide  in Norfolk has issued a subpoena, summoning the town of Virginia Seashore  to answer a go well with filed in November 2017 claiming the town’s system of  electing metropolis council violates the voting rights of its Black residents...

by Staff - 1 month ago

West Oakland’s class warfare

by Kheven LaGrone Lee, supervisor of a piece of the massive encampment on the north finish of Wooden Road in West Oakland, had simply misplaced his residence and all his belongings in a fireplace that took the Oakland Hearth Division a half hour to a...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Mule Creek State Prison is run by white supremacists

by B.L. Thornton Mule Creek State Jail is one the 20-plus new prisons inbuilt California to accommodate the mass incarceration that intensified in the course of the 1980s. Inbuilt 1987 about 40 miles southeast of Sacramento for 1,700 prisoners, it pr...