Oakland Muslims observe month of Ramadan during COVID-19 pandemic by fasting and praying at home, as local mosques closed.
Oakland grassroots fire response group, Mask Oakland, explains why N95 respirator masks are more difficult to obtain and distribute now due to COVID-19.
Oakland artists and activists are creating masks to keep communities safer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A big shout- out to Randolph Charles Belle for hosting Oakland Voices Cohort Group #6 at his space, RBA Creative, for our twice -a- month meetings. For sometimes entrusting his keys to our coordinator so[Read more]
The Fruitvale District is huge. I cruised it on three separate days. There are three business districts surrounded by residences. I rode up Fruitvale Avenue and walked along Foothill Boulevard a few blocks in each[Read more]
Ever looking for somewhere to go and, see Black historical artifacts. Somewhere that’s hip and cool, laid back all in the same place? Visit the Oakland Museum’s “Respect: Hip Hop Style and Wisdom” and[Read more]
By Hannah Moore… East Oakland now is fresh tamales on the corner on your way to work. East Oakland is the woman selling tamales who tells you about her son in El Salvador and how[Read more]
I’d been locked away in the house for a few weeks and remembered consistently eyeballing Dimond Slice every time I’ve gone past it on the bus. Always trying to eat in a healthy manner, I[Read more]
The first thing that I saw of familiarity in the Laurel District was the Subway fast food restaurant across the street from the 76 Gas Station; it reminded me of my hometown, Philadelphia. Subway makes[Read more]
I heard the music in my dreams first and woke to the familiar sound of an accordion playing. It was the third night of me sleeping on the land and in a tent, that in[Read more]