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Testimony: Oakland Teachers re: school closures


This video gives some testimony by former and current teachers in Oakland California’s public school system. Their school Roots was closed by OUSD school board and there is a current fight to stop several schools from being closed in Oakland which predominantly serve Black and Brown students. Like most places, Oakland has its affluent and working class areas. Can you guess which areas are being targeted? 
This week has a bunch of actions
And here are some stats: via Reparations for Black Students

And here are some photos by Brooke Anderson showing demonstrations this past week.