Tag: African Americans

Berkeley—The City and its People by Romare Bearden. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

Relocating Romare Bearden’s Berkeley: Capturing Berkeley’s Colorful Diversity

Lauren Kroiz In 1972, the black artist and writer Romare Bearden traveled from his home in New York to spend […]

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Vol. 6, No. 3, Fall 2016

URBAN HUMANITY Read the latest from Boom California, Volume 6, Number 3, Fall 2016.  All articles from this issue are free […]

Photograph by Jasmine Curtis.

The Road to Private Prison Divestment

by Anthony Williams Inside the University of California student campaign From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 My first encounter with the […]

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Fair Labor

Constructing an idealized Pacific city, by Abigail Markwyn.

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California Soul

Kimberly Nettles-Barcelón sits down with Chef Tanya Holland for stories of food and place from Oakland’s Brown Sugar Kitchen

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Bird Proud

Susan Straight discusses the iconic Proud Bird restaurant, and tells a story of family and belonging. (Proud Bird X-1 image courtesy of Telstar Logistics)