Our correspondent Brandy Collins checks out OMCA's exhibit on Afrofuturism.
The documentary film about Congresswoman Barbara Lee debuted at Oakland's Grand Lake Theatre last week.
The Indigenous Red Market, co-sponsored by NAHC and the Intertribal Friendship House, is free to the public. Indigenous Red Market in Oakland, CA, was started by the Native American Health Center and Intertribal Friendship House.
While San Francisco Pride events start June 11, and will be different from Oakland Pride, which occurs September 11-12, Oakland Black Pride is organizing its own events. This includes Zoom panels that provide community-centered discussions,[Read more]
The City of Oakland’s Cultural Affairs Division announced today our first poet laureate: Ayodele Nzinga. Ayodele was a part of the 2019-2020 Oakland Voices cohort. She is a playwright, poet, and community advocate. She will[Read more]
Members of the hip-hop community are recognizing that a conversation about health and wellness for artists has become increasingly more important. As millions of people commiserate and share their remembrances online for their favorite artists,[Read more]
For the past year, due to COVID-19 pandemic mandates, businesses and live events were closed to the public. Some local businesses like Nomadic Press, led by Executive Director, Founder, and Oakland Arts & Cultural Affairs[Read more]
Oakland author Aida Salazar's latest book delves into immigration centers for children to understand, through a series of free-verse poems
Oakland reacts to death of Shock G, of Oakland's Digital Underground.
It’s a difficult time to prioritize emotions. Days after people took to the streets in protest for #StopAsianHate responding to the mass shooting of eight people in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian women, comes[Read more]