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On Wednesday, dozens of neighbors, artists, community activists and elected officials gathered beneath the 580 overpass on West Street for the unveiling of the third Superheroes Mural, the project that muralist Antonio Ramos was working [...]
Community members are raising the volume on their demands that the city protect Oaklanders’ rights following a number of noise complaints by a few residents targeting Lake Merritt drummers and Black churches.
Courtesy of Richmond Standard For decades, an historic mural capturing Richmond’s pre-WWII days was thought to have been lost and possibly gone forever. But earlier this month, the “Richmond: The Industrial City” [...]
“Michael Brown is dead, and they still haven’t arrested that policeman,” Kim Nalley sings in anguished alto tones on “Ferguson Blues,” one of two original songs about the killing of African American teens on [...]
At 15 years old, the young up-and-coming author Dakotah Jennifer has already written a number of books and continues to captivate readers through her stories. Jennifer’s first book, entitled “I Want To [...]
Ivory Coast artist Aboudia is known for his large-scale, heavily layered and energetic paintings that reflect his experience after the heavily disputed Ivorian presidential election of 2010, in which daily life was thrown into turmoil.
A vigil for muralist Antonio Ramos was held last Thursday at the mural where he was slain, in commemoration of his life and his exemplary work in Oakland communities.
In a return performance at San Francisco City Hall’s rotunda, Nimely Napla’s Pan African Dance Company will perform a harvest dance, known as the “Farming Ballet,” featuring a line of drummers with dancers wearing different [...]
Dimensions Dance Theater, a preeminent African-American dance company in the Bay Area, is holding the world premiere of “The Town on Notice,” a performance that combines dance, live music, spoken word and stand-up comedy.