The Oakland Museum reopens to the public this weekend, starting June 18, after many months of total closure, and they're unveiling a $17.8 million renovation of the campus and sculpture garden that's been five years in the making.
There's been a lot of talk about whether or not you should wear a mask if you're vaccinated, and there have been questions recently about booster shots for those who received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. Vaccination status may end up being a key factor in whether Oaklanders can attend upcoming, large events like Pride.
So much happened in 2020 that cities like Oakland had to fight to survive, but 2021 is full of hope. The community needs to come together to support small and Black-owned businesses, and get back out there as soon as they're vaccinated.
Hoodline interviewed Oakland Fire Department’s (OFD) Interim Chief Melinda Drayton on a few issues in the city including; emergency response and preparedness, race and equity, and the new Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong.