Arts and Culture

Screening of Cuban Film on Assata Shakur

The Richmond, California, Regla Cuba Friendship Committee will present two feature films, including one on former Black…

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Commentary: Oakland Hip Hop Artist Young Gully Speaks to Youth Experiences

Young Gully. Photo Courtesy of the Eastbay Express. By Jaron K. Epstein Jaron K. Epstein Oakland is…

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New West Oakland Skate Park Runs into Bumpy Ground

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Education/Schools/Youth, Gentrification By Tasion Kwamilele A conflict over a skate park in West Oakland has become…

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Hundreds Defend ‘Afrika Town’ Community Garden

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Health The Afrika Town community garden and mural are located at 23rd Street and San…

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Three Generations of a Family Continue the Fight for Voting Rights

Posted in Arts and Culture, Commentary, Elections & Voting Rights, History and remembering By Tasha Ellis Have you ever believed that you…

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Oakland Celebrates African Americans Who Have Made the Community Strong

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community Councilmember Desley Brooks (right) honored (L to R) community leaders and activists Cat Brooks…

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Our Schools Need Latino Teachers

Posted in Arts and Culture, Commentary, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Immigrant Rights, Labor By Francisco Ortiz, Kimberly Mayfield Lynch and Kitty Kelly Epstein Marisol, a…

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Campaign to Save Chabot Space & Science Center’s Planetarium Projector

Students visit Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland. The Eastbay Astronomical Society is launching a program…

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Local Boxing Club Becomes Barber Shop for a Day

Haircutting at East Oakland Boxing Association. Photo by Laura Ming Wong By Laura Ming Wong Ten-year-old Chrystian…

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Harlem Globetrotters Meet Local Youth with Disabilities, Play Wheelchair Basketball

Posted in Arts and Culture, Community, Education/Schools/Youth Harlem Globetrotters play wheelchair basketball after school at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland….

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