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The History of Juneteenth

Juneteenth, a nationally-recognized commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, is celebrated every year on June 19. Discover the history of the holiday and how Historic Oakland Foundation honors the generations of men and women that suffered…

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Official Run Like Hell 5K 2020 Playlist

Run Like Hell might be virtual this year, but you still have the opportunity to groove to the sounds of our annual playlist while you walk, jog, or run through the cemetery or down your own street. Keep scrolling for…

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A Litany for Liberation

A Litany for Liberation. Written by Amina S. McIntyre and read by Deborah Strahorn. You can download the Litany here (.pdf). Download the map from our Reflection and Remembrance walk here (.pdf). This video concludes Historic Oakland Foundation's 2020 virtual Juneteenth…

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Georgia Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters

Flux Projects presented the Georgia Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters at Oakland Cemetery on Juneteenth 2019. The event, which was offered in conjunction with Oakland's cemetery's Juneteenth celebrations, kicked off Flux's current project with Charmaine Minniefield, Remembrance as Resistance: Preserving Black…

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