We caught up with protesters Michael Houston, Alexcia Sundra, Brianna Noble, and Selena De Leon on why they protest as a part of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Latinos nearly half of COVID-19 cases in Alameda County.
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UCSF medical professionals have warned that tear gas could exacerbate health problems.
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As protests sweep through the U.S., COVID-19 cases rise. Fruitvale is Oakland's coronavirus epicenter.
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“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]
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Tagged activism, Art, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, Community, community organizing, Cultural Voyeurism, CURYJ, east oakland, elder, formerly incarcerated, Fruitvale, gang injunctions, Gentrification, George Galvis, Homies 4 Justice, life coach, mentor, Mexploitation, Michael Muscadine, murals, oakland, police brutality, Reclaiming Cinco de Mayo, resistance, youth