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One Oakland Woman’s Journey From the Streets to Being an Advocate for the Unsheltered

On any given night, over half a million Americans experience homelessness. A 2019 count indicated more than 4,000 unhoused residents live in Oakland.  Resheemah White, also known to friends as “RoRo,” was one of them[Read more]
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Bay Area’s hip-hop insiders say loss of artists are not isolated issues, long-term health needs to be addressed

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]

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