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Eric Nobles, a senior at Dewey Academy in Oakland, was one of five teen-agers selected to be storytellers for the "Griots of Oakland" project. Photo courtesy of Oakland North.

“The Griots of Oakland” Exhibit to Visit Local Schools

A traveling version of the popular exhibit, The Griots of Oakland – Voices from the African American Oral History Project, will be shown at McClymonds Youth & Family Center (Alternatives in Action), Alliance Academy and [...]
Photo courtesy of Delta College.

Art Exhibit Explores “Themes of Black Identity”

The Delta Center for the Arts, LH Horton Gallery, at San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Avenue, will host the art exhibit ‘Themes of Black Identity in America’ from Feb. 27 – March 21. Th
Oakland Future Quartet and Sheila E post for a picture at the Elevate Oakland concert at the Fox Theatre. Photo by Christopher Victorio.

All-Star Concert Raises over $110,000 funds for Oakland Schools

Well known artists and musicians performed to a packed audience at the Fox Theatre in Oakland Saturday evening for a special benefit concert in support of Elevate Oakland, a collaborative effort that brings music and [...]
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“Behind the Curtain” Gala at Craneway Pavilion

Hundreds of people attended the “Behind the Curtain” Gala Saturday night at the Craneway Pavillion hosted by Mario Lopez featuring a fashion show and concert. The event was sponsored by the non-profit organization Unite4:Good, featuring [...]