2014 East Oakland Project Blogs

Oakland Voices on Ferguson

Some of the Oakland Voices correspondents decided to share their thoughts and reactions to the events in Ferguson following the police fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager. Did they see similarities to Oakland in […]

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2014 East Oakland Project Blogs

Status Quo

Ferguson’s policing paradigm percolates in too many American cities with aggressive use of deadly force: A force similar to cancerous tumors before they metastasize and kill the body. Unfortunately watchdog agencies− immune system−in those cities […]

2014 East Oakland Project Blogs

The Scrubs of Eastmont

  If you ever visit the Eastmont Town Center located on 73rd and Bancroft, you are likely to see men and women strolling around amongst the crowds in single-colored medical scrubs, often in shades of […]