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Oakland, Stand Up! Love to Marshawn Lynch

Oakland, Stand Up! Love to Marshawn Lynch

by Jamilah King on January 29 2015, 5:26PM

He doesn’t care about the spectacle of football, and we love him for it.

Topics: Culture

Marshawn Lynch's Quiet Riot

Marshawn Lynch’s Quiet Riot

by Jamilah King on January 28 2015, 10:17AM

The Seattle Seahawks running back is famous for refusing to cooperate with the predominantly white NFL press corps. His refusal to play ball with reporters has earned him a bad rep that he doesn’t quite deserve. Here, we present four things to love about the enigmatic star.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Livestream: Protestors Hang Huge 'Black Power Matters' Banner in Oakland

Livestream: Protestors Hang Huge ‘Black Power Matters’ Banner in Oakland

by Jamilah King on January 16 2015, 10:52AM

It’s part of a weekend of national protests to “reclaim King’s legacy.”

Topics: /NOW

In Oakland, School Program Focuses on Black Boys' Success

In Oakland, School Program Focuses on Black Boys’ Success

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2015, 3:51PM

A new report evaluates a class and mentoring program just for black boys in Oakland.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

LIVE: Watch Protesters Shut Down the Oakland Police Department

LIVE: Watch Protesters Shut Down the Oakland Police Department

by Aura Bogado on December 15 2014, 11:59AM

Demonstrators have chained themselves to the entrance of the station.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

BART Cop Involved in Oscar Grant's Shooting Won't Get His Job Back

BART Cop Involved in Oscar Grant’s Shooting Won’t Get His Job Back

by Julianne Hing on December 9 2014, 5:53PM

Pirone kneed Grant in the head in the moments before Grant was killed.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland's 'Kill Zone'

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland’s ‘Kill Zone’

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 3:43PM

Follow the new coach of Castlemont High School’s football team.

Topics: Culture

Watch Graffiti Artist Jurne Create a Love Letter to Oakland Play

Watch Graffiti Artist Jurne Create a Love Letter to Oakland

by Jamilah King on September 24 2014, 10:50AM

This video from photographer Lea Bruno perfectly captures the town’s vibrant spirit.

Topics: Culture

Watch These Oakland Women Turf Battle [VIDEO]

Watch These Oakland Women Turf Battle [VIDEO]

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 12:26PM

They pretty much kill it.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Souls of Mischief' Welcomes You to '90s Oakland on New Album (Full Stream)

‘Souls of Mischief’ Welcomes You to ’90s Oakland on New Album (Full Stream)

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 10:36AM

The group’s fifth studio album celebrates the city that made it.

Topics: Culture

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 11:36AM

Workers say racial tensions are high at the city work yard.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

This Is What Happens When Your 'Punk-Funk Communist Revolution Band' Goes to Cleveland

This Is What Happens When Your ‘Punk-Funk Communist Revolution Band’ Goes to Cleveland

by Jamilah King on August 28 2014, 10:02AM

Boots Riley made a local FOX affiliate very angry.

Topics: Culture

Queen Crescent: 'We Just Really Want to Make a Statement'

Queen Crescent: ‘We Just Really Want to Make a Statement’

by Jamilah King on July 4 2014, 7:00AM

The Oakland punk band is out to change the perception of who can rock out.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Revisiting a Southeast Asian Teen Couple, 16 Years Later

Revisiting a Southeast Asian Teen Couple, 16 Years Later

by Jamilah King on June 17 2014, 4:43PM

Momo Chang revisits the main characters from “Kelly Loves Tony.”

Topics: Culture

Futbolistas 4 Life Follows Youth Bringing a Soccer Field to Oakland's Fruitvale

Futbolistas 4 Life Follows Youth Bringing a Soccer Field to Oakland’s Fruitvale

by Julianne Hing on June 13 2014, 10:20AM

Youth turn to soccer, and a campaign to transform their school playground into a soccer field, as a refuge from deadly gun violence in their community.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Sports

In Gentrified Oakland, Private Security Takes Hold

In Gentrified Oakland, Private Security Takes Hold

by Aura Bogado on November 1 2013, 7:00AM

Some of Oakland’s new residents are using crowdfunding campaigns to hire private security patrols—but not all neighbors support the move.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Cycling for Change

Cycling for Change

by Jamilah King on August 26 2013, 7:00AM

With branches in Atlanta, Chicago, New York City and Oakland, the bike collective Red, Black and Green is making cycling cool for black folks.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Health

It's Been 24 Years Since Huey P. Newton Died in Oakland

It’s Been 24 Years Since Huey P. Newton Died in Oakland

by Jamilah King on August 22 2013, 12:28PM

Watch Newton in his own words.

Topics: History, /NOW

NFL Star Marshawn Lynch Cameos in Adorable Oakland Schools Video

NFL Star Marshawn Lynch Cameos in Adorable Oakland Schools Video

by Jamilah King on August 7 2013, 4:35PM

“I’m an Oakland school kid” wants to get the message out that class can be fun.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ryan Coogler, Oscar Grant, and the Basic Humanity of Black Men

Ryan Coogler, Oscar Grant, and the Basic Humanity of Black Men

by Jamilah King on July 9 2013, 2:51PM

Perhaps the director’s biggest achievement in his debut film “Fruitvale Station” is his deliberate attempt to make Oscar Grant less of a martyr.

Topics: /NOW

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