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Why I Love The Oakland Street Art Festival

From the start, the Oakland Street Artist Festival has been about giving back.I’m here to tell you this weekend, that’s no longer the case.On Saturday, the Festival was a massive success.I had so many great stories to tell about the festival and it was an incredible event, but I was a bit overwhelmed.I want to

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Why Oakland Is Getting the Best Art in America

By The Associated Press / Staff WriterThe city of Oakland has one of the nation’s best-trained and most diverse art departments.It also has some of the country’s most expensive housing.But Oakland, Calif., is also one of America’s most segregated cities, according to the latest census.That means black and Latino residents are less likely to have