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A Lovely Day

A Lovely Day: A new documentary highlights Hip-Hop therapy in local high schools

In 2009, Tomás Alvarez III sat at his desk as a group of nine teenagers filed into his classroom at Oakland High School. This was the fifth year of his Beats, Rhymes and Life program,...
Oakland school kids prepare to head into Jack London Cinema to view "Bully."

Oakland schools combat bullying with film

From September 17 through October 4, most of Oakland Unified School District’s middle and high school students will view the documentary "Bully."