OUSD Votes on Wednesday Whether or Not Covid 19 Vaccines Will Be Mandatory For Students

By Xion Abiodun On Wednesday, September 22nd the board of education will vote to mandate vaccines for all students in the OUSD (Oakland Unified School District), ages 12 and up. With Los Angeles, and San Francisco being able to mandate vaccines, people are fearful that … Continue readingOUSD Votes on Wednesday Whether or Not Covid 19 Vaccines Will Be Mandatory For Students

Muralist Tim B. Talks About Performative Activism, and Creating Aerosol Murals to Combat It, His Life’s Work, and More

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information In the spirit of Black New World Media giving people their flowers to smell before they die, I have to introduce a legendary artist from Oakland, who has gone virtually unnamed among the great muralists of the area. … Continue readingMuralist Tim B. Talks About Performative Activism, and Creating Aerosol Murals to Combat It, His Life’s Work, and More

Hunter’s Point Wordslanger Footz the Beast Collaborates with West Oakland’s J.Stalin to Create “COVID41510”

By The Minister of Information JR Valrey For those not aware, the Bay Area is going through a Hip Hop renaissance right now, and Frisco in particular is on fire, like never before. Rhyme slangers like Lil’ Kayla, Larry June, Young Quinn, Prezi, Stunna, and … Continue readingHunter’s Point Wordslanger Footz the Beast Collaborates with West Oakland’s J.Stalin to Create “COVID41510”

Palestinian Cuban Fusion Food Has Hit the Bay Area: Chef Nicole Garcia Explains

By JR Valrey The silver lining in the Covid pandemic’s shelter in place, is that the closing down of society has given many people time to think, be creative, and re-invent themselves. Some have created businesses that they plan to live off of so that … Continue readingPalestinian Cuban Fusion Food Has Hit the Bay Area: Chef Nicole Garcia Explains