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“I think what makes Oakland special is the resilience that is just ingrained in the streets of it. In the same way they tried to do with Detroit when there was a huge amount of black folks that were becoming like an economic power and all those other things. It’s was like: ‘We’ll just shut […]

DAGHE

“So at some point people realized that Oakland is lit. They told a friend, who told a friend who told a friend who told her friend and yeah, now it’s fucking weird as fuck.”   Your name and age. I would just say DAGHE, people that know me know my real name, but I’m 34. […]

VINCENT CORTEZ

“I know that my grandfather, when my father, the oldest of, I think five total was born, they were still living in West Oakland on the rail yard. So for the first year of his life, my father lived in this little shack on the southern Pacific railroad yard. My grandfather was just saving up […]