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Barack Obama Talks The Damaging Effects Of Toxic Masculinity

Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warrior Steph Curry spoke about the importance of creating vulnerable spaces for young boys and men, specifically of…

Keak Da Sneak Ponders On Prison Sentence While Dealing With Disability

Legendary Bay Area artist Keak Da Sneak is being sentenced to 16 months in prison while being permanently reliant on a wheelchair, Okayplayer reports. On Monday (Jan…

911 Operator Questions BBQ Becky’s Mental Stability In Newly Released Call

Jennifer Schulte, better known as BBQ Becky went viral four months ago for all the reasons a person shouldn’t go viral on social media. Shulte called 911 on two men…

A Convicted Murderer Punched His Lawyer In The Face After Being Sentenced To 50 Years

A convicted murderer in California lashed out at his lawyer after being sentenced to 50 years to life for the murder of a Bay Area activist last year. Melvin Andrew Jr…

#JusticeForNia: 5 Facts About The Murder Of Nia Wilson

18-year-old Nia Wilson was stabbed to death over the weekend at an Oakland BART station by 27-year-old John Cowell. There has been an outpouring of support for the young…

#Justice4NiaWilson: Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Black Teen At Oakland BART Station

Bay Area Rapid Transit police have arrested a suspect in the murder of Nia Wilson, a teenager stabbed to death at an Oakland train station over the weekend. John Cowell…

Black Woman Killed, Sister Hospitalized After Random BART Station Attack

Police in Oakland are looking for a white man described as heavyset and in his 20s or 30s who’s responsible for the murder of a black woman and the stabbing of her…

‘Blindspotting’ Leaves Moviegoers A Little Vulnerable But Hella Aware

Lifelong friends Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal are by admission artsy as f**k. Before the Citi Bikes, green juices and fresh produce at Whole Foods invaded their native…

White Woman Targets Black Oakland Residents For Barbecuing In The Park

Living while black seems be a battle these days with police being called on people of color for hanging out in Starbucks, playing golf or taking a nap. Recently, a group…