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 [...]
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 [...]
By Ayodele Nzinga, MFA, PhD It is no secret that the war on drugs became a war on Black and Brown people and disproportionately filled prisons to bursting with Black men.
By Marvin X, BAMBD Co-Founder After the Oakland City Council made official the Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) along the 14th Street corridor several months ago, not much has happened. The requested Universal [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]