Post Profile

City moves forward with plan to sell West Oakland plot to former Black Panther

The city of Oakland is moving forward with a plan to sell a plot in West Oakland to a group headed by former Black Panther Elaine Brown to develop affordable housing and business opportunities for people who were formerly incarcerat...
read more


Related Posts

Forest City blasted for slow moving project

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

A group of lawmakers blasted developer Forest City Ratner Cos. Friday over the long-delayed affordable housing component of its $5 billion Atlantic Yards project on the edge of downtown Brooklyn. What's more they they put forward a ...

Former housing commish to head big developer

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

Amanda Fung - Former city Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner, Rafael Cestero, will lead Community Preservation Corp. and its subsidiary CPC Resources Inc., the affordable housing financier and developer ...

Former Black Panther Leader On How The Party's Enduring Spirit Started A Revolution

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Huffington Post Voices News

It’s been about three decades since Elaine Brown led the Black Panther Party. Today, at 73-years-old, Brown is CEO of Oakland And The World Enterprises, a non-profit aimed to help formerly incarcerated people and others facing socio...

City settles Brooklyn Bridge Park housing lawsuit

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business

The city can move forward with its plan to develop 130 units of housing at Brooklyn Bridge Park after settling a lawsuit. The city has agreed to ask the state for permission to build affordable... To view the full story, click the t...

Gardens in the Ghetto: Black Panther Party Inspired Urban Farming

Ethnicity & Race / African American : New Black Man

'Welcome to West Oakland Farms, where former Black Panther Elaine Brown is helping ex-cons by giving them ownership in an urban farm. From video journalist David Zlutnick in Oakland, California.'-- +AJ+


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC