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[Interview]: Mya Whitaker Is Running For Oakland City Council

Oakland, CA–Mya Whitaker, 27, watched her mother obtain two Master Degree’s and a PhD, so she knew early on that education was important. She lived in East Oakland, where she learned she was surrounded by good and bad but that it was her decision to make the choice of how to navigate. After high-school Whitaker attended San Fransisco State University, …

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Black Panther director Ryan Coogler talks working with Kendrick Lamar

“Film director and Oakland native Ryan Coogler is earning stellar reviews for his work in the much-anticipated film “Black Panther,” with some critics going as far as to say the superhero film will “save blockbusters.” The action flick won’t be released to a wide audience until Feb. 16, but reviews have already started pouring in from film critics, who have …

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