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The 2020 Election and the Black Vote; Plus: Oakland’s 25th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival goes virtual

0:08 – The 2020 election and the Black Vote

Kevin Powell, writer, human rights activist, poet, journalist, and author of 14 books, including his most recent work “When We Feed the World,” a collection of essays about the present and future of America.

0:34 –November 1st, marks Day 1 of the multi-day holiday Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a Mexican cultural celebration honoring the dead.

 Itzel Diaz is one of the organizers of the Day of the Dead celebration in the Fruitvale district in Oakland, and Senior Manager of Communications and External Affairs for the Unity Council. The Unity Council is a non-profit Social Equity Development Corporation in the Fruitvale neighborhood in Oakland.

Event info: 25th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival – ONLINE.

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