Cuba’s Revolutionary Doctors Have Taken On Covid With Worldwide Medical Solidarity

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information The revolutionary nature of the Cuban people has allowed the nation to successfully fight a revolution in ‘59, that the U.S. government vehemently opposed, then set up a socialist nation that has been under a US/EU sponsored embargo … Continue readingCuba’s Revolutionary Doctors Have Taken On Covid With Worldwide Medical Solidarity

Black Women-led Revolutionary Social Media Show, “Name It! Claim It! End It…Racism!” Is Weekly

By JR Valrey Ms. Kujichagulia has been a freedom fighter in the community for decades, and a mother figure to me, for more than half of my life. Her knowledge and politics have always impressed me. Her passion to teach Black people to do better … Continue readingBlack Women-led Revolutionary Social Media Show, “Name It! Claim It! End It…Racism!” Is Weekly

14th Street Market Is a Black Owned Grocery Store Opening in Downtown Oakland

  By JR Valrey Where some people see tragedy, others see opportunity, and the owner of Complex music venue in downtown Oakland, Oscar Edwards, has his eyes on creating a pandemic – proof business, next door to his popular music venue. Opening on Saturday, March … Continue reading14th Street Market Is a Black Owned Grocery Store Opening in Downtown Oakland

Reparations For Black Students, Vaccinations, and School Re-openings: Oakland Unified School District Tosses Around Ideas

By JR Valrey The Los Angeles Unified School District has cut their school police force by a third, and moved $25 million to a Los Angeles Unified School District fund for Black Student Achievement. While the San Francisco Unified School District has been mired in … Continue readingReparations For Black Students, Vaccinations, and School Re-openings: Oakland Unified School District Tosses Around Ideas

Lowell High School’s Racist Digital Insurrection is Ringing Alarm Bells in San Francisco

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information On Wednesday January 20th, students at the prestigious San Francisco based Lowell High School, commemorated the inauguration of the President and Vice President of the United States, with anti-Black and anti-Jewish epithets being spewed across their distance-learning computer … Continue readingLowell High School’s Racist Digital Insurrection is Ringing Alarm Bells in San Francisco

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

The West Oakland Mural Project Celebrates the Work of Rank-in- File Women in the Black Panther Party

By JR Valrey Born from the mud of West Oakland, California’s Black working class community, the Black Panther Party has transformed the world’s thinking about the pragmatic concept of a Black led revolution in the United States, and nearly 60 years after its founding, it … Continue readingThe West Oakland Mural Project Celebrates the Work of Rank-in- File Women in the Black Panther Party

“Both Sides of the Conversation” is Black Frisco’s Weekly Digital Townhall Meeting on FB Live

By JR Valrey, Black New World Media “Both Sides of the Conversation”, a Facebook Live talk show, was born directly from the neck breaking pain that was unleashed on George Floyd specifically, and psychologically on the Black community that watched this televised execution of an … Continue reading“Both Sides of the Conversation” is Black Frisco’s Weekly Digital Townhall Meeting on FB Live

Oakland-based Black Organizing Project leads the community in kicking cops out of OUSD

by JR Valrey, Black New World Media The Black Organizing Project has been a frontline community organization in Oakland for over a decade, and they recently have led the people to victory in the fight to eliminate the Oakland Police Department from the public school … Continue readingOakland-based Black Organizing Project leads the community in kicking cops out of OUSD