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6 MAPS: How city changed over last decade | ELECTION: What matters to you? | WHAT TO KNOW: Monkeypox | BACK TO SCHOOL: COVID rules

Posted inArts, Community, Events

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

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 the day people and events important to Berkeley’s history will be acknowledged and celebrated. The program includes a workshop at 2 p.m., “Violence in the Black Community: […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime, Crime & Safety

With ‘Young Lives Matter,’ Berkeley dads hope to shape the future through lessons of the past

To understand the significance of a second chance, sometimes one must squander the first. Many people make mistakes and are never given the opportunity to fix them. Instead, they must live with the consequences of their actions. Some who are blessed with the chance to make things right spend as much time as possible trying to keep others from following […]

Posted inArts, Events

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

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 Allston Way, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., will feature musical performances by some of the […]

Posted inArts, Community, Events

First Berkeley Black History Celebration on Saturday

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 “Harambee: Community Pulling Together,” and will feature everything from music, historical exhibits, a […]