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Looking at the Catastrophic Psychological Effect of the Pandemic in the Black Community With Therapist Tia Barnes

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information We are only months away from the two year anniversary of the pandemic lock-downs, and politicians and residents are trying to figure out why a crime wave has been sweeping California, and the US. I’m not talking about … Continue readingLooking at the Catastrophic Psychological Effect of the Pandemic in the Black Community With Therapist Tia Barnes

The African American Sports and Entertainment Group is Moving Forward With Developing the Coliseum After the A’s Lease is Up

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information JR Oakland history was made in front of our eyes on November 16th 2021 when the African American Sports and Entertainment Group’s proposal to develop the Coliseum area after the Oakland A’s lease is up in 2024, was … Continue readingThe African American Sports and Entertainment Group is Moving Forward With Developing the Coliseum After the A’s Lease is Up

DameDrummer Talks About Being a Soul Singer and Working on His New Film About Black Fatherhood

DameDrummer Talks About Being a Soul Singer and Working on His New Film About Black Fatherhood By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information R&B and Soul has been on life support in the Black community ever since Hiphop exploded in the 90’s into a … Continue readingDameDrummer Talks About Being a Soul Singer and Working on His New Film About Black Fatherhood

The Owner of Baylife Radio and Uncle Igor’s Mudwater Talks About His Inspiration and Marketing

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information  Owning media is a must for the Black community, who live in this highly technological media driven society, that has a history of being racist. Although the color blind society was a highly marketed concept to the people … Continue readingThe Owner of Baylife Radio and Uncle Igor’s Mudwater Talks About His Inspiration and Marketing

The Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information The Oakland Black Business Fund is the only Black led fund that produces business grants and large investments, to address the co-ordinated lack of capital investment that goes into Black businesses. Co-founder of OBBF Trevor Parham is an … Continue readingThe Oakland Black Business Fund Received the Inaugural Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand’s Community Grant

Mauizm Herbal Alchemy Offers Alternatives to the Pill and Needle Culture of Western Medicine

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information  Mauizm Herbal Alchemy is a very innovative local business in Oakland, run by a Black woman herbalist, named Maua. She is in high demand, while we are in the Covid 19 pandemic, considering that a large population of … Continue readingMauizm Herbal Alchemy Offers Alternatives to the Pill and Needle Culture of Western Medicine

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Attorney Allyssa Victory, Esq. Weighs in on Vaccine Debate and Major Court Cases part 3

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information Attorney Allyssa Victory, Esq. is a serious progressive candidate, within the flood of contenders for the Oakland mayoral election of 2022. Having come from a legal background, and having worked heavily with Oakland’s city government, she may be … Continue readingOakland Mayoral Candidate Attorney Allyssa Victory, Esq. Weighs in on Vaccine Debate and Major Court Cases part 3