Oakland

The Oakland City Council passed the Equity Permit Program; an initiative designed to offer reparations to those affected by the Drug War.

Dylann Roof asked a federal judge if his former defense team could represent him for his murder trial.

Oakland Public Schools announced plans to launch a program focused on helping Black girls succeed. The school district pioneered a similar program for at-risk Black boys in 2010.

Reggina Jefferies was a praise dancer at the funeral ceremony honoring the memory of friends Josiah Pratt and Jamari Wilson, two 15-year-olds who drowned in nearby Modesto, when she was shot and killed.

Oakland school district offers manhood courses to male Black students. Early results show promise in closing the achievement gap and increasing the graduation rate.

Oakland school district offers manhood courses to male Black students. Early results show promise in closing the achievement gap and increasing the graduation rate.

The family of Autumn Johnson is mourning her death after the toddler was fatally shot just a week after her first birthday.

The family of Jahi McMath, the teen who was declared brain-dead after complications from sleep apnea surgery, shared an update about her status on Thursday.

SHE HAS A NAME: Chyemil Pierce killed while she was protecting her children after shootout erupted outside her house. pic.twitter.com/yBeUTtJx4S — Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) March…

Police protestors staged rallies at brunch spots in New York City and Oakland Sunday, bringing attention to the police’s racist treatment of African Americans, the…