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  • Baby A is definitely a blessing already 😍
  • Baby A is definitely a blessing already 😍
  • 1,037 4 20 January, 2019
  • What did you eat for brunch today? 📷: @light_thief
  • What did you eat for brunch today? 📷: @light_thief
  • 1,609 29 20 January, 2019
  • Guns to shovels: Oakland activists melt deadly weapons into garden tools.

The idea came to brontë velez amid twin despairs: the shooting death of a friend and the life sentence given to the 14-year-old perpetrator. “I was grieving the loss of one life to violence, and the loss of another life, a child in prison,” said velez in an interview with the Mercury News. velez is an artist and teacher at Planting Justice, where teams of former inmates learn landscaping, building over 400 edible gardens throughout the urban East Bay. 
The guns came to them through a “buy back” program of the San Francisco-based violence-prevention organization United Playaz, which trades weapons for cash, no questions asked. “We’re liberating the metal in the weapon from its history of violence — and giving it a new life,” said Oakland resident Kyle Lemle, who co-founded Lead to Life with velez. 
#LeadToLife 
@lead2life 
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#oakland
#activism
#martinlutherking 
#spiritualecology
#gunviolence
#transformation
#brontevelez 
#restorativejustice
#permaculture
  • Guns to shovels: Oakland activists melt deadly weapons into garden tools.

    The idea came to brontë velez amid twin despairs: the shooting death of a friend and the life sentence given to the 14-year-old perpetrator. “I was grieving the loss of one life to violence, and the loss of another life, a child in prison,” said velez in an interview with the Mercury News. velez is an artist and teacher at Planting Justice, where teams of former inmates learn landscaping, building over 400 edible gardens throughout the urban East Bay.
    The guns came to them through a “buy back” program of the San Francisco-based violence-prevention organization United Playaz, which trades weapons for cash, no questions asked. “We’re liberating the metal in the weapon from its history of violence — and giving it a new life,” said Oakland resident Kyle Lemle, who co-founded Lead to Life with velez.
    #LeadToLife
    @lead2life
    #plantingjustice
    #oakland
    #activism
    #martinlutherking
    #spiritualecology
    #gunviolence
    #transformation
    #brontevelez
    #restorativejustice
    #permaculture
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  • Look what arrived at @hopalonganimalrescue today! These adorable 10 puppies (Same litter) were surrendered to us by a lovely couple who rescued the mom before giving birth to these 10 babies. They kept them for 9wks and contacted us for help. They are keeping the mom and we will be helping them spay her. Keep an eye out for these cuties as they will be available soon! Even though it was a holiday today, we couldn't pass on rescuing these little ones. And everyone found a foster!
  • Look what arrived at @hopalonganimalrescue today! These adorable 10 puppies (Same litter) were surrendered to us by a lovely couple who rescued the mom before giving birth to these 10 babies. They kept them for 9wks and contacted us for help. They are keeping the mom and we will be helping them spay her. Keep an eye out for these cuties as they will be available soon! Even though it was a holiday today, we couldn't pass on rescuing these little ones. And everyone found a foster!
  • 419 11 3 hours ago

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  • Shiba wings...Nagoya style fried sesame pepper chicken wings! #shibaramen #oakland
  • Shiba wings...Nagoya style fried sesame pepper chicken wings! #shibaramen #oakland
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  • www.MelaninDVDS.com 25 New Films
    OVER 3000 Films of Wisdom
    RIP to All The Scholars who have passed.

    30 DVDS for $100
    SPEND OVER $100 AND GET 10 DVDS FREE

    DVDS we have: Bro. Polight, Sa Ra Suten Seti, Sa Neter, Dr. Umar Johnson, Bobby Hemmitt, Dr. Jewel Pookrum, Dr. Sebi, Dr. Llaila O. Afrika Black Scholars, Dell Jones, Rudra, Runoko Rashidi, Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, Leonard Jeffries, Naim Akbar, Dick Gregory, Booker T. Coleman, Amos Wilson, Ashra Kwesi, William Mackey, Ishamakusa Barashango, Steve Cokely,James Smalls, Molefi Asante, Dr. Ray Hagin, Bobby Hemmitt, Phil Valentine, Dr. Del Blair, Bro. Dawud Bailey, Dr. John Henrik Clarke, Dr. Yosef Ben Yochannan, Dr. Ben & Dr Clarke, Claude Anderson, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, Cheikh Anta Diop, Bro. amar, House of Consciousness, Black Dot, Prof. Griff, Dr. Malachi Z. York, Anthony Browder, Wayne Chandler, Muslim Scholars, Louis Farrakhan, Hon. Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, Khalid Muhammad, Wesley Muhammad, ISLAM, Muslim, Sunni, Hittite, Shia, NOI, FOI, Khalid Muhammad, Minister Fard, Noble Drew Ali, Sharazhad Ali, Mecca, Ramadan, Bro. Mahir, Marcus Garvey, Halie Selassie

    The Moor Scholars: Taj Tarik Bey, Sabir Bey, Queen Mother, Azzaziel Bey, A.A. Rashid, law, Sovereignty, Quballah, metaphysics, Alim Bey, Azzaziel Bey, Sister Myra – El, Dr. Jose Pimenta Bey, Taj Tarik Bey,TrueMaster, Aseer the Duke of Tiers, A.A Rashid, Alim Bey, C. Freeman-El, , Queen Mother, Ali Muhammad  Sabir Bey, Yaffa Bey, Hakim Bey, Bro. Anpu

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  • Join us for a free screening of the documentary in Oakland on January 24 and support local organizations! Hosted by @daystarcceb @catholiccsf Day Star Mentoring and CSEC Education provides opportunities for community engagement, education and action around the fight to end child sex trafficking.
  • Join us for a free screening of the documentary in Oakland on January 24 and support local organizations! Hosted by @daystarcceb @catholiccsf Day Star Mentoring and CSEC Education provides opportunities for community engagement, education and action around the fight to end child sex trafficking.
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  • Bet y’all didn’t know there was a blood moon last night 😌
  • Bet y’all didn’t know there was a blood moon last night 😌
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