The Oakland Black Business Fund is Working to Keep Black Businesses Alive at a Critical Economic Time

By JR Valrey Three out of four Black businesses are expected to close permanently, because they will not be able to weather the seemingly-unending financial storm that COVID’s shelter in place, and closure of non-essential businesses has created, since the March 12th shutdown. As businesses … Continue readingThe Oakland Black Business Fund is Working to Keep Black Businesses Alive at a Critical Economic Time

Calming the Mind Through a Storm of COVID and Police Executions: a Q&A wit’ yoga teacher Shaka Jamal

by JR Valrey In this time of a pandemic/’plandemic,’ including constant televised police executions of Black people, regular rebellions against police terrorism, mass unemployment, Black businesses closing permanently in droves, shelter in place, and distance learning drama among other issues in a hotly contested election … Continue readingCalming the Mind Through a Storm of COVID and Police Executions: a Q&A wit’ yoga teacher Shaka Jamal