"This is something people do not know. The history books do not carry us.” - Ericka Huggins
The festival takes place at Oakland Tribune Tower through Sunday, October 18, 2020.
Oakland Voices Alumna Kat Ferreira makes her own artistic mask to match a hand-crafted crown during COVID-19.
Artists turn downtown Oakland into an art museum.
Oakland artists and activists are creating masks to keep communities safer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I give them all the advice that I didn’t get.” -Michael Muscadine The weather, like the multicultural crowd, was beautiful. The music was danceable, the live artwork was politically conscious, and the tacos and aguas[Read more]
By Brenda Payton OAKLAND VOICES COORDINATOR EAST OAKLAND – Oakland Voices correspondents have written about volunteers who are feeding poor people in their neighborhoods, resilient family members, organizations devoted to improving their communities as well[Read more]
By Debora Gordon Say you have a black Honda. Or a white Chevy van. Drive around all day and see dozens of cars indistinguishable from yours. But it does not have to be that way.[Read more]
By Debora Gordon Thi Bui, an art and digital media teacher at Oakland International High School, described herself as “a little reckless. I break a lot of rules. I’m very comfortable letting go of the[Read more]
As Sergio and I continue to talk about how the tide has turned in The Town, he asks, “Am I a part of this new Oakland? I don’t know. This ain’t Oakland.” I tend to[Read more]