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Stories by author "Dajanae Barrows": 8

St. Augustine's Episcopal Church of Oakland (529 29th Street) is one of the oldest Episcopal churches in Oakland. It was founded on land donated by Reverend Dr. John Bakewell in 1892, and consecrated on Easter Sunday of 1893. It was also formerly…

The Ten-Point Program was a set of rules and guidelines to how the Black Panther Party would ideally work. To them, the Ten-Point Program was a “Declaration of Independence”, as well as a Bill of Rights. Leaders Huey Newton and Bobby Seale…

Elaine Brown, a Black Panther, was appointed as the chairman of the Black Panther Party after its founder Huey Newton fled to Cuba for murder charges against 17-year-old Oakland native Kathleen Smith. Brown reigned as chairwoman from 1974 to 1977,…

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