I left the demonstration/funeral procession feeling more hopeful than usual. Maybe all of these demonstrations around the country, from the Bay Area to small towns like Pleasanton and Fargo, N. Dakota, might lead to the[Read more]
A local campaign led by Black activists in Oakland to transform OUSD by expelling school police is gaining momentum.
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Tagged Black Organizing Project, Breonna Taylor, Education, Gary Yee, George Floyd, James Harris, Jessica Black, Jody London, Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, Kyla Johnson-Trammell, oakland, Oakland Unified School District, OUSD, police, protests, Raheim Brown, Roseann Torres, schools, Schools police, youth
National Night Out, what a turnout this year! There were so many in the Clinton/ Bella Vista area I barely scratched the surface going to the three you see here. I started at Bella Vista[Read more]
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Tagged 11th Ave., 9th Ave., BBQ, Bella Vista, block party, book exchange, crime prevention, East Bay, east oakland, kids, National Night Out, neighborhood parties, oakland, Oakland Police, police, potluck, shrine, Zumba