Michael Holland

Michael Holland is a 39 year-old slightly disabled man with a checkered past. “Remove all that,” Michael says, “and I am just your average, brutally honest Black man. I also am somewhat of a God ‘freak,’ although I don’t formally belong to a church!”

Stories by Michael

Restitution & Reparations

Bishop Williams says his movement is asking for "$21 billion per year from Congress each year from now on to build and rebuild for us[Read more]

Right Around The Corner From It

By Michael Holland Navigating through East Oakland, you will see two types of blocks. Some streets are well-paved. Those are usually lined with trees that[Read more]

Polite Policing

By Michael Holland East Oakland’s Lockwood Gardens – also known as 65th Village – has undergone a metamorphosis. The landscape seems suddenly well kept.  The[Read more]

Health of the Hood: Lockwood

By Michael Holland - The overall health of the area in my opinion is poor. From diesel fumes, loud music, questionable people hanging out on[Read more]