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Meet Ayanna Akobundu: Development Coordinator

Meet Historic Oakland Foundation's new development coordinator, Ayanna Akobundu I first discovered Oakland as a freshman at Agnes Scott College. I was immediately drawn into the eclectic history and stories of Oakland and admired the care taken to preserve the…

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Oakland in Film: A Look Back (Part 2)

This is part two of our look at Oakland Cemetery's appearances in film, television, and video. You can view part one here. “Carry On” by Lil Nas X (2018), director unknown  Synopsis: "Carry On" is a song by American rapper Lil Nas X that…

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Oakland in Film: A Look Back (Part 1)

Over the years Oakland Cemetery has been many things to many people, and sometimes those people even turn Oakland into another place entirely! Film, television, and video production at the Cemetery has proved to be a great benefit for Historic…

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An Update on our Racial Equity Commitments

The past year has demanded individual, organizational, and national reflections on, and renewed commitments to, racial equity. Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) has not been an exception. On June 2, 2020, we issued the following statement: Oakland Cemetery is the final…

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Meet Briana Vianen: HOF Programming Intern

Meet Briana Vianen, one of Historic Oakland Foundation’s spring programming interns. She’s a senior at Georgia State University, earning her degree in Education. Here, Briana shares her thoughts on interning with HOF. I’ve always believed that you can learn anywhere,…

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