OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Guitar Center Music Foundation has partnered with Elevate Oakland to build a brand-new music program at Elmhurst United Middle School, Oakland, Calif. This partnership comes at a critical time for music education programs across California.    Research shows that children who study a musical instrument are more likely to excel in all other studies, have enhanced […]

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

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…

(photo credit: Christie Smith) The country has been in an uproar following the decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson for the murder of college-bound teenager Michael Brown in…

Oakland, California police received a 911 call at 10:33am Monday from Oikos University that a woman was bleeding. Oakland Police Chief Howard Jones said that when police arrived to the small university 5 people were dead at the scene. It was chaotic on campus said Howard. Police tried to get to students but the door was […]