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Joel Umanzor , Advocate staff

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Paying it forward

March 20, 2019
Oakland resident Thoineisha Finley doubledutch jumps while pregnant during the BBQing while Black festival at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California on May 20. The festival was held in response to  Jennifer Schulte, an Oakland resident who called the Oakland police on fellow Oaklander Kenzie Smith for BBQing with a charcoal grill at Lake Merritt on April 29.

Communal actions heal

December 5, 2018
Construction equipment sits outside the gymnasium in preparation for renovation set to begin late October.

Renovations underway

September 11, 2018
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