Oakland Voices 2019-2020 community journalists graduate from the longstanding training program.
Following the closure of McClymonds High School due to potentially contaminated water, parents are concerned about the health of their children and the closure will have on their students.
Organizers announced the winner afterwards: Jeremy Michael Vasquez and JusDizz.
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, parents, students, teachers, and community members protested at the Oakland Unified School District school board meeting held at La Escuelita. Teachers criticized the board for school closures that harm Oakland [...]
“Growing up as an only child though I had four siblings was very lonely”, Zarinah El-Amin Majied conveyed as she recalled her childhood. Her mother, who left Zarinah’s older siblings Annie Pearl and Roosevelt in [...]
On Monday, November 18, 2019, two mothers boldly began occupying a West Oakland house that had been vacant for two years on Magnolia Street. Dominique Walker, 34, and Sameerah Karim, 41, members of Moms 4 [...]
Family, friends, and supporters gathered at Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland on Jan. 1 to remember Oscar Grant and the movement sparked by his death 11 years ago. Speakers, poets, and singers remembered Grant, chanted [...]
“Hey, Hey! Ho Ho! Climate change has got to go!” This chant and many others could be heard throughout the waves of protestors participating in the Youth Global Climate Strike in San Francisco on September [...]
The Honest Struggle, a documentary featuring Sadiq Davis, was screened at the Lighthouse Mosque on September 28. The hour-long film takes the audience down and around the peaks and valleys of re-entry, the process of [...]
Oakland Voices correspondent Iris M. Crawford asks residents, What brings you to Oakland and what do you love about the city? What brings you to Oakland and what do you love about the Town? “Oakland [...]