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Jess Mowry

Jess Mowry was born on March 27, 1960 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mowry is an author who writes young adult and children’s fiction based on the experiences of ...

Refa One

Refa One, a.k.a. Refa Senay, was born in Oakland on July 16, 1972. Refa One is an aerosol artist (using spray paint), muralist, illustrator, activist, and educ...

Raymond “Boots” Riley

Raymond “Boots” Riley was born on April 1, 1971 and is a founding member and lead vocalist for The Coup, a radical, edgy, Oakland-based underground hip-hop gro...

TheArthur Wright

TheArthur Wright is a pointillist bleach artist who expresses the culture of blackness in his paintings. Wright uses the simplicity of his minimal tools to exp...

Emory Douglas

Emory Douglas was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He served as the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party fr...

Esther Mabry

Esther’s Orbit Room was a popular jazz club and hub during the Oakland cultural scene of the ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. Since then, the club transitioned away...

Harold Padeo

Harold Padeo (a.k.a. Harold Padio, Harold Patio, and Albert Paddio) was a jazz pioneer and valve trombonist during the Ragtime era. Jelly Roll Morton was recor...
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