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Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Matatu Film Festival returns to Oakland for a second year

The second annual Matatu Film Festival will run this week from July 16 to 19, screening films about communities of color from around the world, from places such as the tough streets of Baltimore to the forests of eastern Congo. “Matatu” is a Swahili word for minibuses and taxis in East African nations uniquely decorated

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Oaklanders Respond to Controversial KQED blog post (Opinion)

On November 19, KQED Pop, a web initiative of public media outlet KQED, ran a blog post entitled “A San Franciscan’s Guide to Living in Oakland.” The article was written by Serena Cole, a UC Berkeley art teacher...