Ashel Eldridge of EFAM Talks Homelessness in Oakland and upcoming “Dope is Death” Doc Screening

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Ashel Eldridge and the collective that he is a member of, known as Essential Food & Medicine, have been doing vital work with the members of our West Oakland community who live in the streets aka homeless … Continue readingAshel Eldridge of EFAM Talks Homelessness in Oakland and upcoming “Dope is Death” Doc Screening

The Black Panther Party Celebrates 55th Anniversary in Oakland This October

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information  The 55th Anniversary of the Black Panther Party, co-founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale, will be celebrated this year in Oakland California. Panthers from all over the U.S. and world are coming to celebrate the legacy … Continue readingThe Black Panther Party Celebrates 55th Anniversary in Oakland This October

Visual Artist Shomari Smith’s “Thank You” Exhibit Immortalizes Oakland Legends

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information  With Hiero Day 2021 having just passed, and Black Panther History Month coming up in October, it is a perfect time to talk to visual artist Shomari Smith about his new art/street exhibit, “Thank you”, dedicated to the … Continue readingVisual Artist Shomari Smith’s “Thank You” Exhibit Immortalizes Oakland Legends