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The school, one of the city's largest and oldest elementary institutions, has operated without a library for a decade. The shelves of the new space will be stocked with pieces of literature penned by diverse authors and stories in which students can see themselves reflected.   The post Stephen And Ayesha Curry’s Nonprofit, Rakuten To Open Reimagined Library At Oakland Elementary School appeared first on NewsOne.

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The Oakland City Council passed the Equity Permit Program; an initiative designed to offer reparations to those affected by the Drug War.

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Dylann Roof asked a federal judge if his former defense team could represent him for his murder trial.

Chief Paul Figueroa resigned Friday among a sex scandal that has rocked the Oakland Police Department. The department’s command staff now will report to City Administrator Sabrina Landreth, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The family of Jahi McMath, the teen who was declared brain-dead after complications from sleep apnea surgery, shared an update about her status on Thursday.

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…


Police protestors staged rallies at brunch spots in New York City and Oakland Sunday, bringing attention to the police’s racist treatment of African Americans, the…

Since being evicted by authorities from their original encampment, Occupy Oakland protestors have been forced to move once again. See also: Al Sharpton’s New MSNBC Commercial Features Pie See also: Alex Haley House Museum Police forced some 200 protestors from a vacant lot in west Oakland Tuesday evening after the owner of the lot denied allowing demonstrators […]

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland’s police chief says he takes responsibility for a crackdown on anti-Wall Street protesters, who have accused police of seriously injuring an Iraq War veteran during a clash earlier this week. See also: Michael Moore Visits Occupy Oakland Interim Chief Howard Jordan’s comments came Friday as Occupy Wall Street protesters maintained demonstration […]

OAKLAND, Calif.—The City of Oakland will pay $300,000 to a parolee who said an Oakland police officer planted a gun on him. RELATED: Top 9 Black Stand-Up Comedians Assistant City Attorney Barbara Parker tells the San Francisco Chronicle that the Oakland City Council voted 5-3 in a closed session on Tuesday to pay the amount […]