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Ile Omode students march into the auditorium dressed as their ancestors, as parents and teachers applaude.

Children celebrate Black History Month at Ile Omode Elementary

Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and a number of famous African Americans ancestors made an appearance at an elementary school in East Oakland on the final day of Black History Month. Ancestor Day 2013 at Ile...
Lighthouse Mosque in Oakland's Bushrod Neighborhood.

The last days of Ramadan in Oakland

Muslims in Oakland are in the last third of the month of Ramadan--its most intense part, as observers continue to fast during daylight hours, declining both food and water until the sun sets. Daylight, and...