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The Ghosts of March 21. A Documentary Film by Sam Stroker: A Review

“An interrogation of race, power and justice in the contemporary United States, The Ghosts of March 21 focuses on the death of 26-year-old Lovelle Mixon and the factors that led him to kill four Oakland police officers before losing his life … Continue reading

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Oakland’s New Minimum Wage: A Living Wage?

This story was supposed to be about eateries and the new minimum wage. I eat out now and then. I like good food. While not a foodie per say; I know what equates good food and stellar service. When they … Continue reading

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August Wilson, The Lower Bottom Playaz, The American Century Cycle: Tales of Iron & Water

August Wilson, The Lower Bottom Playaz, The American Century Cycle: Tales of Iron & Water Please support Oakland’s premiere North American African theater troupe in their new residency at The Flight Deck as they continue their historic march though August … Continue reading

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Oakland Bratton Venezuela 3.0

Guest Editorial by Jean Damu Was Oakland Police Consultant William Bratton involved in the failed Venezuela coup? And if he was, should Oaklanders be concerned? By Jean Damu Hundreds of Oakland residents turned out recently to voice their opinions about … Continue reading

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

In the sorrowful funk and divine fury of the music there is a delicately etched study of humanity for us to consider if we want more than entertainment from our theater. Continue reading

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