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Grit Media x Oaklandish x therethere

Grit Media is a new Oakland-based media company that specializes in creating high-quality videos on global sports culture. In the coming weeks, both Oaklandish & our sister company, therethere, will be exclusively premiering Grit’s videos 24 hours prior to their official release. For all tales from the Town, we will premiere them here on the […]

Oakland’s own peace crusaders

Oakland’s own peace crusaders

In 2000, Marilyn Washington Harris’ son Khadafy was shot and killed while riding his bike in West Oakland. While the crime remains unsolved, Harris’s experience inspired her to found the Khadafy Washington Foundation for Non-Violence. About three months after his murder, Marilyn began to reach out to other families who had recently lost someone to […]
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