Are You On Your Soapbox/Pulpit Yet?

We have all kinds of wicked folks who dont waste time getting it in.  Some of them have done all kinds of evil and simply let the tides turn, then come right back and are actually welcomed.  BUT will you, the righteous, finally get it in, or will you keep waiting for a false sense of perfection?

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Buying Black Oakland: 5 Local  Black-Owned Businesses to Support

Anna Renee:

Good small list of black businesses in Oakland

Originally posted on What's Happening Black Oakland?:

  1. Coffee with a Beat

458 Perkins Street

Coffee with a Beat is a family-owned coffee shop located in the heart of Lake Merritt. It offers local coffee and fresh food including many varieties of fresh pastries, bagels, and cakes. Coffee with a Beat takes tremendous pride in offering superior customer service. The next time you need fresh coffee and a welcoming atmosphere,  don’t settle for Starbucks; try Coffee with a Beat!

   2. Urban Furniture


3241 Grand Avenue

Located in Oakland’s Grand-Lake commercial district, Urban Furniture is a social enterprise thrift store that sells quality used furniture. It also serves as a platform to provide education and on the job training to low-income single moms in Oakland. In addition, they provide a free donation pick up service if there are any goods you’re willing to donate. 

3. Marcus Books

3900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Conveniently located near MacArthur…

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