Ransom, who was shot and killed on I-880 on Friday, was guided by Berkeley mentors and the city’s multicultural spirit.
Activists gathered to discuss economic and racial inequality, reparations, police violence – and to celebrate accomplishments.
Cookbook author and food activist Bryant Terry talked about his roots and urged students to get engaged around food security issues.
The program for Berkeley’s third annual Black History Month Celebration Sunday at the Ed Roberts Campus includes a screening of Fair Legislation: The Byron Rumford Story BERKELEY BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION Berkeley’s third annual Black History Month Celebration takes place Sunday, Feb. 28, 2-5 p.m. at the Ed Roberts Campus. The theme this year is “History Makers” and throughout […]
Garland Albert Sr. (second from left) with several friends at the 2015 Berkeley High all-class picnic. Photo: Tonya Anderson-Pouncey Garland Albert Sr. (second from left) with several friends at the 2015 Berkeley High all-class picnic. Photo: Tonya Anderson-Pouncey To understand the significance of a second chance, sometimes one must squander the first. Many people make mistakes and […]
Linda and the Cultural Heritage Tour: headlining the Black History Month Celebration in Berkeley on Saturday SPIRITUALS AS SACRED MUSIC The Second Annual Black History Month Celebration on Sat. Feb. 28 will be a lively affair, with a program emphasizing the history of African-American spirituals as sacred music. The program at the Florence Schwimley Little Theater, 1936 […]
Akayaa Atule will perform at the Berkeley Black History Celebration. Photo: Elizabeth Heath The organizers who have been putting on Berkeley’s Juneteenth celebration for the last 27 years are expanding and will produce the first annual Berkeley Black History Celebration at a seven-hour free event on Saturday. The theme of the Feb. 8 celebration is […]