This opinion piece was first published at The Citizen, Laney College’s news outlet. In America, old people are seen as irrelevant–it doesn’t matter your race, religion or political party. We don’t count for much. With[Read more]
There is a maxim in journalism, “If it bleeds, it leads,” and there have been seemingly endless stories of violence both far and near. Here in Oakland, there is a seeming daily litany of violence[Read more]
When every outlet from CNN to Fox leads with Oakland’s unprecedented crime wave, it causes concern and invites fear. But what does it mean? Really. California is among the 20 most dangerous states in America.[Read more]
"Palestine is an internationalist issue, and an issue that concerns all social justice movements." - Lara Kiswani, director of the Arab Resource and Organizing Center
Process to reimagine police can lead to improvement in quality of life for Oakland.
Oakland Voices alumna Tonya Shipp offers a take on what to expect in Oakland in 2021.
We've reached out to public health professionals and elected officials, and we want to hear from the community: Why does East Oakland have so many cases?
Letter: Alameda County should immediately increase access to testing and treatment in the African American community.
With the high prevalance of ashtma in Oakland, here are some tips for residents living with asthma during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A group of Black organizations and leaders in Oakland released "The Black New Deal," a list of demands related to COVID-19's impact on African Americans.