Moms 4 Housing among Oakland's black history honorees

The activist women known as Moms 4 Housing will be among those recognized as Black History Month honorees when the Oakland City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, council President Rebecca Kaplan announced.

Black History Month: Fremont police officer paves the way for future women

Sheree Wright-Cox is known as a trailblazer for the Fremont Police Department. She’s the first African American female police officer at a time when the force was predominantly white males.   It was a homecoming of sorts for Wright-Cox who was back at the Fremont Police Department where her career as a police officer began some 27 years ago.   The Oakland native had every right to be nervous....