Tag Archives: Culture

An art exhibit with silhouettes of African American women on display.

Oakland Voices Alumna’s Hannah Moore’s Curation at EastSide Arts

The space at EasSide Arts Alliance became a place for acknowledging the act of ritual and worship beginning September 17, with the opening night of “Spiritual Technologies.” In the center of the wide open space,[Read more]
A Latinx youth holds up a screen to take a selfie with a group of people behind him smiling and posing.

“Homeroom” Documentary Highlights Youth Activism in Oakland and Gives a Sense of Hope

"Homeroom" documentary by Peter Nicks is the most hopeful in the trilogy of films focusing on Oakland's public institutions.
a collage of colorful vendors at the Indigenous Red Market, and some performers as well.

Community is Key to Indigenous Red Market in Fruitvale

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.
Three Black folks stand against a bright orange background with arms round each other

Oakland Black Pride Director Olaywa Austin on Returning Pride to “Its Very Black and Very Queer Roots”

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]
a poster of MF Doom in a mask with the words doomsday vibes.

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]