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Timon Kyle Durrett and Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

A torrential rainstorm couldn’t keep Oakland, California’s progressive crowd away from a legacy Congressional candidate. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Ph.D., was greeted by supporters at the historic venue, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, which has opened its doors for political events, fundraisers and public gatherings for five decades. A campaign fundraiser was held there in Cummings’ honor on…

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At the beginning of spring when the season of racism began, the first racist flower to bloom was that of Jennifer Schulte aka BBQ Becky, who called the police on a group of peaceful Black people having a barbeque at Lake Merritt Park in Oakland, California. As a result, she went down in infamy as…

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Zendaya feels “lucky” to be from the “hoods of Oakland.” The Spider-Man: Homecoming‘star says there is “definitely hood” in her but she wouldn’t have it any other way. Speaking to CR Fashion Book, she said, “There is definitely ‘hood’ in me and it will never leave. It’s part of who I am, as it is…

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Recently, rolling out had the opportunity to interview Arif Gursel, a technology-focused entrepreneur and the current executive product leader for Floodgate Academy in Seattle. As an entrepreneur whose main focus is giving back to the community and empowering young African Americans, his role at Floodgate is one that fits him perfectly. The 2-year-old nonprofit organization…

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Across the country, people are taking to social media and the streets to protest against President-elect Donald Trump. Thousands took to the streets of New York with chants of “Not my president” and “F–k Donald Trump.” The crowd marched through downtown Manhattan to Trump Tower; police estimated that at least 8K were gathered at the…

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