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

Anti Black Asian Business Owner Verbally Abuses and Assaults Black Mother and Child in Hercules

By JR Valrey Throughout the Covid shelter in place, over this last year, there have been a number of run-ins between the Black community and Asian communities, in the Bay Area and internationally. Racial tension has been heightened because of the downturn of the world’s … Continue readingAnti Black Asian Business Owner Verbally Abuses and Assaults Black Mother and Child in Hercules

The DAWA Fund Aids Black Texans Through the Freeze and Government Neglect

By JR Valrey While an unprecedented statewide climate freeze has hit Texas last week, the state government’s decision to disconnect the state’s power grid from the national network has left millions without electricity, heat, or water. Secondarily, electric companies have variable utility plans for their … Continue readingThe DAWA Fund Aids Black Texans Through the Freeze and Government Neglect

From Political Organizing to Politically Rhyming: A Tidbit About the Life of Eseibio the Automatic

By JR Valrey Part of the mission of Black New World Media is to expose our people to the wide array of talent that exists in our communities locally, as well as to people who’ve dedicated years of their lives, to mastering a craft. In … Continue readingFrom Political Organizing to Politically Rhyming: A Tidbit About the Life of Eseibio the Automatic

Howard University Professor Ericka Blount Talks About Teaching at a HBCU, During the Covid Pandemic

By JR Valrey Attending a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), has been a major goal and milestone for generations of Black people from the U.S., Caribbean, and all over the Black world; that are looking for skills and upward mobility, in the capitalist world … Continue readingHoward University Professor Ericka Blount Talks About Teaching at a HBCU, During the Covid Pandemic

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

Bay Area Black “Mom and Pop” Landlord Responds to National Eviction Moratorium

By JR Valrey As the Covid pandemic’s shelter-in-place rages on indefinitely, it is important for us to hear how our community is coping with this tumultuous current financial period. Some media focus has already been put on the homeless population, who are increasingly struggling to … Continue readingBay Area Black “Mom and Pop” Landlord Responds to National Eviction Moratorium

Black Panther Artist M. Gayle Asali Dickson Talks About Her Life in the Black People’s Army

By JR Valrey Some of us can name off the leadership of the Black Panther Party, but just as important we must remember the everyday community leaders, that served the people on behalf of the Black Panther Party, and gave it their all. These were … Continue readingBlack Panther Artist M. Gayle Asali Dickson Talks About Her Life in the Black People’s Army