black history month

04 Feb 2021

A Single Mother in Oakland Shines While Creating Her Own Skincare Line

Since 1976, the United States has recognized and celebrated the outstanding achievements of extraordinary Black Women and Men during the month of February. As we approach one year of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, I realized something: if you were fortunate enough to survive every aspect of 2020 and you identify

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27 Feb 2019

Oakland’s Black Joy Parade Was a Crowning Success

By Tonya Shipp With the end of African-American History Month closing in, Sunday was a great day for the 2nd annual Black Joy Parade and celebration in Oakland. While there was a chill in the air, it was bright and sunny! Thousands attended and cheered the short but sweet parade

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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01 Mar 2018

A Beautiful, Black Panther, Thank You Letter from its Director

Director Ryan Googler’s thank-you letter to Black Panther fans is a beautiful, heart-warming, hopeful end to Black History Month

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black inventors
27 Feb 2017

Most of Your Favorite Inventions Were Created by Black Inventors

How does the shortest month of the year do any justice to celebrate such a rich culture? It doesn’t, we just have to jam pack centuries of awesome people, ideas, moments, and inventions into 28 (sometimes 29) days. Speaking of inventions, many great minds are idolized during Black History Month,

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03 Feb 2017

Black Artist Censored By School District During Black History Month

San Francisco based artist Mark Harris was asked by the president of the San Jose NAACP to display his art in the administrative offices of the East Side Union High School District for Black History Month.  Mark Harris is an African American artists known for work that carries with it enormous  symbolism and graphic

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