Tag Archives: Fruitvale

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 sun was shining, but a mild breeze kept temperatures tolerable inside the fenced off lot along East 14th street between Derby and 31st avenues.  It wasn’t even mid-day yet, but the July 2021 Indigenous[Read more]
close up image of a shot going into a man's arm.

Coliseum and Fremont HS Will Open As Vaccine Distribution Sites

Starting this week, some Oakland seniors 65 and older — alongside food and agriculture essential workers, emergency workers, and education and childcare workers — will receive their vaccines near the Fruitvale district. And starting next[Read more]
An African American woman wearing a rainbow colored dress stands in front of a storefront in Oakland.

Oakland’s BIPOC-owned vandalized businesses tell their story

Oakland Voices Correspondents chat with several small, BIPOC-owned businesses in Oakland following the vandalism that affected more than 200 businesses.
A smiling East Asian woman with a bob haircut and glasses is sitting at a large desk with several Chromebook laptops in front of her, plus a big monitor.

Teachers in East Oakland Rise to the Challenge Eight Weeks after School Closure

Two months into schools being closed, three East Oakland teachers say some students have yet to have internet access during this time, and how many students do not like online learning.

Empowering Youth and Disrupting Cycles of Violence

“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]