Liberation Park’s Skating Rink, Drive-in Movie Theater, and Akoma Farmer’s Market Brings Life to East Oakland This Summer

By JR Valrey One of the most exciting things locally, to happen during the Covid pandemic is the explosion of activity at Liberation Park, at East Oakland’s Eastmont Mall; a farmers market has been launched, a drive-in movie theater has been created, and a roller … Continue readingLiberation Park’s Skating Rink, Drive-in Movie Theater, and Akoma Farmer’s Market Brings Life to East Oakland This Summer

Calming the Mind Through a Storm of COVID and Police Executions: a Q&A wit’ yoga teacher Shaka Jamal

by JR Valrey In this time of a pandemic/’plandemic,’ including constant televised police executions of Black people, regular rebellions against police terrorism, mass unemployment, Black businesses closing permanently in droves, shelter in place, and distance learning drama among other issues in a hotly contested election … Continue readingCalming the Mind Through a Storm of COVID and Police Executions: a Q&A wit’ yoga teacher Shaka Jamal