Oakland Local



Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

NAACP: Has money replaced racism?

By Sandra Varner, cross posted from Talk2SV. Last Sunday, April 27, the world had a bird’s-eye view of Oakland, California. For those of us who call the Bay Area home, we know the beauty of the area–our celebrated cultural and ethnic diversity, our close-to-perfect year-round weather, and our aesthetic topography. This is in stark contrast

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

July 14: NAACP partners with Oakland’s Pastor Hames for “Day of Unity” to end Black HIV epidemic

On Sunday, July 14, nearly 100 faith leaders from around the country will join together in the second annual Day of Unity, an event designed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to...

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Oakland youth speak truth to power – NAACP forum has kids asking tough questions

By Aubrie Johnson – Tower Staff Writer African-American youth filled the first two rows of chairs lining the congregation room of the Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland on April 27, clad in white T-shirts reading “OAKLAND...