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Malcolm X


Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

An Oakland sampler of 20 things to do, May 23 – 29

Most weeks, there’s a pretty clear events-related trend that suggests what’s on Oakland’s mind (or at least, what was on Oakland’s mind when it was planning them for that week). Usually, there are a lot of garden things, or events around a particular holiday, or everyone’s having an open house or something. This week, though,

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Once Again, Legacy of Malcolm X Will Outlive Tragedy

by Earl Ofari Hutchinson May 19 marked what would have been the 88th birthday of Malcolm X, an anniversary that passed mostly unnoticed with little in the way of civic celebrations, pageants or parades. Yet the date...