Culture

Moviegoers gather to grab their tickets and snacks before heading into the theater.

This week, The New Parkway Theater screens films that showcase Oakland

Romeo Must Die. Fruitvale Station. Moneyball—or in other words, Oakland, Oakland, Oakland. For the first time, The New Parkway Theater is dedicating a full week to showing movies that are hella Oakland, from the actors...
Ella Baker Center Co-Founders Van Jones and Diana Frappier announce the inaugural Founders Award.

Community members celebrate The Ella Baker Center’s 20th anniversary

Last Thursday residents gathered to celebrate the Ella Baker Center's 20th Anniversary, present awards and discuss future plans to continue rebuilding communities of color in Oakland.
Erin McElroy, co-founder of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, welcomes guests to the presentation of the oral history map.

New oral history map shows Oakland eviction data

After a year of collecting eviction data and personal accounts, members of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project unveiled their latest oral history map and urged supporters to take action by protesting and raising awareness of evictions.