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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Sedi Bo: A West Oakland Tale of Art & Transformation

Sedi Bo’s image is memorialized in a mural on the corner of 14th and Campbell. Sedi’s name was Cedric, people also called him Country. He was a musical artist. He grew up in West Oakland. His sister runs a hair shop in the neighborhood.  Sedi or Country and his family are a part of this

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Oakulture: “Super Heroes” Project Transforms Neighborhoods Through Vibrant Murals

If you regularly drive, bike, or walk through West Oakland, you may have noticed a recent change in the visual landscape. Several streets underneath the 580 freeway overpass have been transformed from a symbol of urban blight...