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City Of Oakland Declares May 19 ‘Paul Mooney Day’

paul mooney passes away at 79

Late comedian Paul Mooney’s hometown is paying tribute by giving him his own day. The City of Oakland declared May 19, the day he passed away, as “Paul Mooney Day.” TMZ obtained legal documents that show that Oakland City Councilmember Caroll Fife proposed the resolution as a means to recognize …

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Oakland Residents Of Color To Receive $500 Monthly Payments To Help Combat Inequity In The City; Critics Complain About Exclusion Of Impoverished White Families

Oakland’s low-income residents of color will be given $500 monthly checks with no conditions. The program seeks to create more equity in the city. On Tuesday, the mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf, announced a privately funded program providing low-income families of color with $500 per month. And there are no rules …

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Trump Administration Sued By Cities Over Federal Agents In Portland

Portland Protests

A new lawsuit filed by Oakland, Calfornia, and Portland, Oregon, questioning the legal justification for federal agents’ deployment, alleging that it is a violation of federal law and unconstitutional. “The administration needs to be held accountable for trying to expand its authority beyond what’s a reasonable scope,” said Jonathan Miller, …

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Group Of Predominantly Black Business Owners Propose To Bring A Team Back To Oakland, California, Which Would Make Them The League’s First Black Ownership Group

It looks like the #NFL could be getting another team in #OaklandCalifornia. Previously deemed the #OaklandRaiders, the franchise has since relocated to Las Vegas. Now according to Yahoo! Sports, a group of black business owners and community leaders is looking to being a new team back to Oakland proposing the …

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Air Force Sergeant Accused of Killing Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Deputy Is Now Charged in the Shooting Death of Federal Officer In Oakland

Steven Carrillo

The man accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy in an ambush in Santa Cruz, California, will be charged with killing another officer, officials announced today.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Steven Carrillo, 32, was charged last week for killing Santa Cruz Sgt Deputy Damon Gutzwiller, 38, on June 6. Officials announced Tuesday that Carrillo and …

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