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The places that made black history, in Richmond and Oakland

To commemorate Black History Month, the news teams from Oakland North and our sibling site, Richmond Confidential, spent a morning observing some of the spaces in our two cities that have been important to the...
Ellison family and chief chris magnus and deputy chief ed medina celebrate the service of Douglas Ellison

Richmond honors first African American police sergeant

When Douglas Ellison made his mark on Richmond history, Martin Luther King Jr. was just 17 years old. Harry Truman had not yet desegregated America’s armed forces, and Rosa Parks hadn’t refused to concede her...