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What do you think of Obama's Supreme Court nominee?
The spirit of Africa was alive at the African Arts Society's "Showcase" on November 20 at UC Berkeley.
Children enjoyed face painting, legos and storytelling at the Ready to Learn Fun Fair at Peralta Elementary School in Oakland.
Organizers say Port owners are "1%." Port begs to keep the Ports Open for 99% workers.
The "I am Oakland" collective hosted the Labor Day Fam Bam BBQ at Mosswood Park on September 6.
In response to censorship of Palestinian children's art by an Oakland art museum, dozens came out to protest in Oakland.
College of Alameda student Jepeabo Wellington was murdered days before the school year began.
Hundreds of young people attended the third annual Black College Fair at Laney College, the second year the Oakland community college has hosted the event.
"This recording documents Malcolm’s voice at a time and space in history that some nineteen or more years ago. Its meaning is just as relevant today as it was then."
Dr. Betty Shabazz
Before I wanted to write the world, I sought to right it.
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AFRICANS & AFRICAN AMERICANS
A Dialogue Towards Unity
Tuesday, May 12, 12-1:30 p.m.
Laney College Forum, Oakland, CA
"The most political/topical show is the monthly The Black Hour (3rd Fridays)...has been on for a year...in-depth muckraking into local Oakland political corruption and police brutality is as controversial as KPFA’s JR Valrey's, and as informative as KPOO’s Prison Radio programming."
In many of these countries there are millions of people who see themselves, first and foremost, as members of ancient tribes, to whom loyalties lie.Let me give but one example: remember the former Pakistani president-general Pervez Musharraf? In the year he was born, there was no Pakistan. He was born a citizen of northwest India.
Nation is a collection of strangers. Nation is the faraway capital. Nation is the oppressive force that imposes taxation, or unwanted military presence.Nation is a collection of strangers. Nation is the faraway capital. Nation is the oppressive force that imposes taxation, or unwanted military presence.
"People got to eat more than twice a year."
"This knowledge may inform the development of programs, curriculum, and other supports designed to help current and future Black students in their pursuit of a science career."
"If piracy is a crime when individuals do it, what is it when states do it? Who can deny that America was stolen and swindled from the Indians? Or that millions of people were stolen from Africa to work for them for centuries? Is that piracy-- or just plain policy?"
Pirates are retail; nations are wholesale.
"The KPFA producer is not your typical police reporter. He grew close to accused criminal Yusuf Bey IV. He was arrested for arson in the Oakland riots. Now he's speaking up for cop killer Lovelle Mixon."
"To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.”
"Twenty-five, thirty years ago, the barometer of human rights in the United States were black people. That is no longer true. The barometer for judging the character of people in regard to human rights is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, or lesbian."
“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”