by Hillary Crosley onAugust 13, 2012
The California city's legacy of activism extends beyond just politics to include food and fitness options.
July 23, 2012
President Obama will deliver remarks at the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Reno, Nev.
October 3, 2010
As part of The Root's series profiling the Bay city, we take a look at some of the faces and scenes in the wonderfully diverse Oaktown.
October 1, 2010
The Root looks at the changes taking place in that other California city by the bay; the one with a rich tradition of black culture and activism.
by Alex Gronke onSeptember 30, 2010
In the third of a series profiling the California city, The Root scopes out the happenings in Oaktown, from foodie havens to the club scene to the nation's first cannabis college. (Yes, really.)
by Brenda Payton onSeptember 30, 2010
In the second of a series profiling O-town, The Root takes a look at who's holding the purse strings in the city once called the Detroit of the West.
July 21, 2010
The city will be allowed to tax and profit from production of the controversial plant.
June 12, 2009
Why not post video of premeditated assault on Youtube? What's the worst that could happen?
June 4, 2009
Commanding officer at BART platform where Oscar Grant III was shot admits Grant posed no threat before being shot by Officer Johannes Mehserle...
May 21, 2009
Hundreds of Nigerian civilians may be dead after military offensive in Niger Delta region, Africa's first skate park...
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