Bay Area minorities “Get Active”
If you are a frequent reader of my blog (or have spoken to me for a couple of minutes) you would know that my goal is to see more of my peers, young minorities, participate in local politics or have a more active interest in making Oakland a better place. But don’t think that there […]
A lesson in Health Prevention..and privilege.
Few of us expect to be confronted with our own mortality during the course of your average workday, but that’s exactly what happened to Bill Weir last Friday, January 13th. In Los Angeles to interview renowned cancer specialist and preventive medicine proponent, Dr. David Agus, Bill underwent a battery of tests to show the Nightline […]
Oakland residents honor MLK by gathering to stop the violence.
Regeneration Church and Reverend Harry Louis Williams II, hosted “Stop the Gunfire- MLK Day Gathering” a grassroots program hoping to find a solution towards reducing the violent crimes in Oakland.
Emerge California celebrates women at Make Westing!
Women running for office in 2012, Cucumber Water, Bocce Ball and Make Westing. A fun Saturday night in Oakland..Check it out!
Sean is for Oakland, small business and local artists.
Sean Sullivan holds an informational gathering while supporting a small Oakland business, Inkwell Studio, artists and an event for black nurses. Read all about it!
When “*hit people say..” is more than just funny.
It’s the era of honesty! We have now come to a place where it’s possible to call folks out for their questionable behavior and laugh at it.
It’s official. Sandre Swanson will run for State Senate, for District 9
A friend suggested that I get to know Swanson and chronicle my learnings on this here blog. I signed up on Facebook, put myself on the Swanson email list and learned that he was co- sponsoring a food drive at Everett and Jones that was held last week. Food drive, free bbq..I was soo down!
Should #OccupyOakland Campers Stay? I don’t know.
I support the Occupy Movement. However, my attendance to the Oakland City Council Meeting Oct. 25th left me with mixed feelings on whether or not Occupy Oakland should continue to stay in downtown Oakland.
Which side am I on? #OccupyOakland’s
The Occupy Oakland movement gives voice to struggle of peace, stronger democracy and justice.
Oakland Gems..revisited and newly discovered.
An Oakland Gem revisited..and a new one to discover. Check it out! 🙂