Join Us to Support Literacy in Oakland

By some estimates one in four Oaklanders is hampered by a serious lack of English literacy skills; but Oakland Library’s Second Start Program has been…





Time for the Leaders to Follow

“This is for my folkers who got bills overdue this is for my folkers, umm check 1-2 this is for my folkers never lived like…


How do you define a Conservative?

Once upon a time in America, young people, workers, and fighters for social justice coined a phrase, “speak truth to power”.  Most of us have…



What the Pundits Missed.

I wrote this piece on why Batts and other chiefs often don’t last long in that job. Though Batts may be staying, the issues remain….


A Better Memorial for Chauncey

This is an old post from the Grand Lake Guardian that I wrote the day after Chauncey Bailey was assassinated on his way to work…