Oakland

The Oakland Unified School District is getting some unwanted attention after a video surfaced of a fight between a 7th grade female student and a…

Oakland California had a busy year with the Occupy Wall St. movement in 2011. We saw a lot of political talk, shut down ports and political unrest in the city. Ironically, in the shadow of “the movement” that created the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, Oakland saw a surge in homicide. Sadly, many of […]

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 1-year-old boy who was shot in the head during the filming of a rap music video in Oakland was taken off life support Friday. Hiram Lawrence, who would have turned 2 on Dec. 28, was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m., the Rev. Roosevelt Taylor said. SEE ALSO: Second Child Shot […]

The lawyer for  the family of a one-year-old  who was shot in the head last week in Oakland, Calif. said the child is brain dead and will soon be taken off life support, KRON 4 News reports. RELATED: Second Child Shot By Mom In Texas Welfare Office Dies Baby Hiram Lawrence was one of seven […]

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland’s police chief says he takes responsibility for a crackdown on anti-Wall Street protesters, who have accused police of seriously injuring an Iraq War veteran during a clash earlier this week. See also: Michael Moore Visits Occupy Oakland Interim Chief Howard Jordan’s comments came Friday as Occupy Wall Street protesters maintained demonstration […]

OAKLAND, Calif. — A  good samaritan who distributed meals to the homeless and less fortunate was killed in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday. Paris Powell, 29, was shot in the head while delivering food from his family’s van on the 1000 block of 47th Avenue in Oakland. Powell’s wife and 3-year-old step daughter were also struck, but […]

Nationally, Black mothers have five times as many abortions as white mothers. It’s this reality that inspired a controversial anti-abortion billboard campaign that is driving a wedge between activists in Oakland, California. Anti-abortion organization, Issues4Life, created the campaign to bring awareness to what they describe as an abortion aided genocide of Black children. Abortion rights […]