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Black Arts Movement Business District Wants Artists to Have Affordable Housing

The Oakland Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) is backing Mayor Libby Schaaf’s announcement of housing grants for East Oakland artists and is asking that the mayor also secure housing and space for the artists [...]
Ayodele Nzinga (left) and Lailan Huen spoke Monday
evening at the Oakland City Council meeting. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Oakland Coalition Wins Community Benefits from Wood Partners Downtown Apartment Development

Representatives of a community and labor coalition this week declared a victory in their six-month fight to win community benefits from Wood Partners’ 262-unit, one square-block apartment development, winning significant changes in an agreement that [...]
Oakland students rally in front of the Alice Street Mural to protest two market-rate housing developments that
threaten the Malonga Center’s businesses and will destroy the iconic mural. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Los partidarios de Malonga Center dicen que el proyecto de Mercado puede acabar con la Institución Cultural

Casi un mes después de que el Ayuntamiento aprobó una resolución que designa el corredor de la calle 14 en el centro de Oakland como el Distrito Black Arts Movement Business “para resaltar, celebrar, preservar [...]
Oakland students rally in front of the Alice Street Mural to protest two market-rate housing developments that
threaten the Malonga Center’s businesses and will destroy the iconic mural. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Malonga Center Supporters Say Market-Rate Project May Cripple Cultural Institution

    Nearly a month after City Council passed a resolution designating the 14th Street corridor in downtown Oakland as the Black Arts Movement Business District “to highlight, celebrate, preserve and support the contributions of [...]