DARNELL L. MOORE “No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America” What happens to the black boys who come of age in neglected, heavily policed, and economically desperate cities that the War on Drugs and mass incarceration have created? How do they learn to live, love, and grow up? Where … Continued


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The Concept of Black Woman Being God; and The Future of Youth in Oakland

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On today’s program, we discuss the new exhibit, “Black Women Is God” with Karen Senferu and Melorra Green. Later we talk about the future of Oakland’s youth with Liz Derias-Tyehimba, the executive director of West Oakland Youth Center.   Guests: Karen Seneferu is a self-taught artist that was born and raised in Oakland California. She … Continued


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Forced Displacement in Oakland and Organizers disrupt the Super Bowl Dinner

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We talk with folks at Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts about gentrification and the latest decision to remove mural, to make way for new development. Later we head to San Francisco, the scene of last night’s demonstrations protesting police brutality and the police murder of Mario Woods, a 26 year-old Bayview resident on Dec. … Continued


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