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Solidarity Protest at Maxwell Park

On June 6, 200 residents from my Maxwell Park neighborhood, in Oakland, California came together for a solidarity protest in remembrance of George Floyd, a black man from Minneapolis who was brutally murdered by a policeman on March 25. Ours was a peaceful stand against the continued violence and inequality in minority communities. 

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How to Navigate & See it All at Art of the African Diaspora

You’ve just heard all the buzz about an exciting annual art event that’s nearby, a ‘consistent celebratory event’, rich with cultural heritage and it’s free.  It’s the 2rrd annual The Art of the African Diaspora Exhibit & Open Studios (TAOAD), with original artwork by more than 150 artists of African descent. Following is a "How to Navigate the Exhibit" guide so that you see as many of the great artists as possible.

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