PEPS 357

“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 […]

TONY VIC

“Truthfully, I want people to know that Oakland’s always been dope. You moving over here and going into a food truck or a pop up or art crawl, you’re not making our city cooler than what it was.Your just adding to it. Oaklands been cool, it’s been a dope spot. It’s been safe. It’s had […]

SHAYLA BANG

“It’s just one of the best places to be from. We’re just so carefree. Our vibe is like nothing else. I’m just super proud to be from this place because it has really made me who I am today. I have learned the game from Oakland, my ways, and it has helped me survive in […]