No Justice for Oakland Families, No Peace for Oakland School Board The concept of restorative justice, an inclusive practice that prioritizes reconciliation over retribution, is indigenous to this continent. Its aim is to strengthen a […]
“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 Amelah El-Amin asks residents, What do you love most about Oakland?
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 […]
Amelah El-Amin Amelah El-Amin is a mother, grandmother, and African American Muslim human rights activist. She has been serving our community for over 25 years. She co-founded Mu’eed, Inc, a non-profit which has coordinated Humanitarian […]
I like this neighborhood best late at night. When it’s quiet and bathed in a kind, artificial light, and smelling vaguely of weed, flowers, and the places where former neighbors now live on curbs. I […]