Hella Independent Films Playing Right Now

June 11th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Events, Featured, Film

Hella Independent Films Playing Right Now

About a week ago, a few dozen folks took their seats in ┬áHub Oakland’s Omni Gallery to watch trailers and shorts from the upcoming San Francisco Black Film Festival. The East Bay meet and greet also featured a panel and there was a random appearance [...]

Event: Assata Teach-In: Tell and Learn the Real Story

June 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Events, Featured

Event: Assata Teach-In: Tell and Learn the Real Story

Last month Joanne Chesimard became the first woman on the FBI’s terrorist list. If you don’t know why, you need to do some research. Luckily, HUB Oakland, Betti Ono, Sankofa Events and Kin Folkz are hosting events to educate the public about Chesimard, [...]

The Last First Friday? Reflections on Oakland’s Battle with Violence

February 2nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in 38th Notables, Featured

The Last First Friday? Reflections on Oakland's Battle with Violence

The past few months, First Fridays has gotten too big for it’s britches, and tonight it burst at the seams. At 10:51pm two people were shot, one of them fatally.