"Our school was child centered, community based, tuition free, and parent friendly," said Ericka Huggins, former Oakland Community School Director.
A Black owned brewery in Oakland shows off its ice cold beers.
Hope Solutions is a Contra Costa County-based non-profit that provides permanent housing solutions and services.
Hope Solutions offers hope in Contra Costa County. Frank Mallicoat reports
Criminal justice reform advocates are continuing their push to end mass incarceration and increase police accountability this year. Many see it as the civil rights issue of our time.
Many like Tinisch Hollins see criminal justice reform as the Civil Rights issue of our time. And during Black History Month, she said it’s more important than ever to recognize our country’s past that led to the present situation. Evan Sernoffsky reports
The Hidden Genius Project trains and mentors Black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities. Through our student-centered, project-based approach, we invest in young Black men, give them access to technology training, and plug them into an ecosystem of innovation and empowerment.
During Black History Month, KTVU is turning its attention to some of the organizations connected to Black communities in the Bay Area.
Carole Boston Weatherford is doing readings all month, and encourages adults, to be proactive and reach for books about racism -- even though it can be uncomfortable at first.
Black History Month typically spurs an interest in books by Black authors, about the African-American experience in the United States. But many Black authors are urging all Americans to expand their curiosity, year-round. Gasia Mikaelian reports
Tanzanika Carter is the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office's new Assistant Sheriff, the third-highest ranked position in a 171-year-old department steeped in tradition. She says it's important that leadership in law enforcement look like her.
Three blocks of a West Oakland street were named Wednesday morning for a co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.
Damien McDuffie, an archivist with the Huey P. Newton Foundation, talks about the unveiling of Huey Newton Way in West Oakland.
Dr. Julianna Hynes’ new book inspires Black women to break through barriers and get to the next level.
Organizers unveiled Huey Newton Way in West Oakland.
From the Montgomery Bus Boycott to the 2020 election of Vice President Kamala Harris, here are some of the pioneers who blazed trails in civil rights and American politics.
The 97-year-old Oscar Wright has been attending Oakland Unified school board meetings since the 80s, fighting for equal education every step of the way.
In 1993 Oscar Wright and the Black United Front for Educational Reform fought for equal education, decades later and the work continues with multiple black education advocates, including Oakland Reach, continuing the efforts. KTVU's Candese Charles reports.
"Binding Ties" tells the stories of Black Pullman railroad porters, who started working on-board trains shortly after the civil war, serving passengers.
Oakland's Home of Chicken & Waffles founder Derreck Johnson on a partnered program that spotlights Black owned businesses.