.Suhauna Hussain

Jun 8, 2017

Berkeley’s Annual Juneteenth Festival Celebrates the Legacy of the City’s South Side

Clockwise from top left: Berkeley Juneteenth organizers Lucky R. Thomas, Delores Cooper, Orlando Williams, William Varner, David Varner, Ken Tramiel Sr., Larence Brook. Credits: Photo...
May 4, 2017

Oakland Schools’ Special Education Reading Clinic May Close Due to Budget Cuts

A still photo from a short video on the reading clinic. Credits: Courtesy of YouTube A large budget deficit is forcing Oakland Unified School District administrators...
Apr 11, 2017

Women-Led Mosque to Open in Berkeley

Rabi'a Keeble, founder of Berkeley's new women-led mosque, which opens Friday. Credits: Photo Courtesy of Rabi'a Keeble. Rabi’a Keeble has long been frustrated by the way...
Mar 28, 2017

Leavening the Resistance: Reem’s Brings Traditional Arab Bakery to Oakland’s Fruitvale

Jamal Jimenez (left) and Zaynah Hindi (right) work with Reem Assil (center) at her farmers’ market stand. Credits: Lance Yamamoto On a...
Mar 21, 2017

UC Berkeley Students Inspire Legislation That Would Make California Colleges Provide Abortion Pill On...

UC Berkeley and other California colleges would be required to make abortion pills available on campus, if a bill inspired by local university students...
Mar 7, 2017

Should The Next Oakland Unified Schools Superintendent Be Homegrown?

Pecolia Manigo’s two oldest children both attend Oakland Unified schools, and she’s lived in the district for 14 years. During this time, she says...
Feb 21, 2017

Albany Bulb: A Landfill Turned Art Gallery Turned Environmental Preserve

A scrap-metal sculpture artwork at Albany Bulb. Credits: Michael Schick Albany Bulb is a strip of land jutting out from the southeast edge of the San...
Feb 3, 2017

Oakland Could Become First City To Boycott Companies That Work On Trump’s Border Wall

Oakland City Council may consider a city boycott of companies that help construct President Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, after council member Abel Guillén introduced a resolution...