Oakland

Oakland’s collective healing could not be possible without its deep influences from hip-hop.

Lacking early childhood education isn’t a personal problem but a societal challenge.

An exhibition celebrating the transformational contributions of revered revolutionary activist Angela Davis is on view at the Oakland Museum of California.

The school, one of the city's largest and oldest elementary institutions, has operated without a library for a decade. The shelves of the new space will be stocked with pieces of literature penned by diverse authors and stories in which students can see themselves reflected.  

Retired NFL running back Marshawn Lynch is now part-owner of the NHL's Seattle Kraken team.

Steph and Ayesha Curry are creating libraries for youth in underserved neighborhoods throughout Oakland.

Betty Reid Soskin—the National Park Service’s oldest ranger who dedicated her work to amplifying stories about Black history—has retired.

Architect and activist Deanna Van Buren is merging her passions for design and social justice to reimagine a world without prisons.

Steph and Ayesha Curry recently led a youth empowerment initiative in Oakland.

Is nothing sacred? A viral video shows a large group of young people twerking and partying next to and on top of an ambulance that was reportedly responding to a deadly shooting in Oakland on Juneteenth.

Stephen and Ayesha Curry donated thousands of books to students in Oakland.

Government officials and activists are taking action.