West Oakland Non-profit Boost! Is Hosting Virtual Fundraiser to Fund Shelter in Place Academic Assistance for Much Needed Student Services in Oakland

By JR Valrey With the Oakland Education Association (the teachers union) battling the Oakland Unified School District, over what defines a safe environment for the students and teachers to return to school, as well as the proposed mandatory covid vaccinations for students, teachers, and staff … Continue readingWest Oakland Non-profit Boost! Is Hosting Virtual Fundraiser to Fund Shelter in Place Academic Assistance for Much Needed Student Services in Oakland

Brownie Blendz Brings East Oakland Back to Its Political Hip Hop roots with “Times Up remix” featuring V-White, Mr. Ill, and Ant Diddley Dogg

By JR Valrey Known mostly for being a celebrity barber, the East Oakland raised Brownie Blendz has began to make noise in the streets, during Corona, with his music-making hobby, in particular with his political songs “Times Up” and the “Times Up remix” featuring Oakland … Continue readingBrownie Blendz Brings East Oakland Back to Its Political Hip Hop roots with “Times Up remix” featuring V-White, Mr. Ill, and Ant Diddley Dogg

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

West Oakland’s Essential Food and Medicine is Nourishing the homeless, the seniors, and the impoverished, body and soul

By JR Valrey, Black New World Media Life in 2020 has taken the nation, if not the whole planet, into warp speed because we, the people, are forced to be more independent in solving some of the problems in the world. Some see that as … Continue readingWest Oakland’s Essential Food and Medicine is Nourishing the homeless, the seniors, and the impoverished, body and soul