Arts and Culture

Is Oakland a “Sanctuary City” for Its Sanctuaries?

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government, Uncategorized Gentrifiers cause the city to use police and fines…

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Churches Respond to Noise Complaints Filed Against West Oakland Church

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification, Housing/Foreclosures, Responsive Government Neighborhoods gear up to protest gentrification with a “joyful noise”…

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Racially Profiled, Drummers Make Noise about Gentrification in Oakland

Posted in Arts and Culture, Equal Rights/Equity, Gentrification By Tulio Ospina Over one hundred people, most of them drummers, gathered in…

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Face-to-Face with Music History Maker Barry Gordy

Post reporter Tasion Kwamilele interviews Berry Gordon. Photo by Ashley Chambers. By Tasion Kwamilele We’re talking about…

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Historic Liberty Hall Takes on New Life in West Oakland

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Gentrification Liberty Hall Oakland By Tasion Kwamilele City officials, church leaders, and community members…

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Richard Linyard, 23, Is Remembered for Message of Unity

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety By Jaron Epstein Richard Linyard, known as a leader amongst his…

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Oakland Awards Nearly $1 Million in Public Arts Grants

Developers Sue City Over 1 Percent Arts Requirement The Alice Street Mural located at 14th and Alice…

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City of Oakland Declares Humanist Hall a Neighborhood Nuisance

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Gentrification, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety, Responsive Government Gentrifying neighborhood threatens historic venue’s survival, according to staff. By…

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Oakland City Council Set to Choose Developer to Renovate Kaiser Convention Center

Posted in Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Labor, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government Rendering of CDP’s proposed hotel between the Kaiser Convention Center…

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Oakland Club Owner Geoffrey Pete Wins Oakland “Pillar” Indie Award

By Post Staff Entrepreneur Geoffrey Pete, owner of the well-known nightspot Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, was recognized as…

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