A second line parade brings out the Big Easy in East Oakland

Oakland Secondline Project - MJ's Brass Boppers

JENEE DARDEN / KALW NEWS When I arrive at Arroyo Viejo Park in East Oakland, the neighborhood looks more like the French Quarter in New Orleans. Sounds from the band MJ’s Brass Boppers fill the streets. People are dancing, holding gold-trimmed parasols in their hands and wearing Mardi Gras beads around their necks. Residents are … Read more

The Oakland Second Line Project

Oakland Second Line Project

The Oakland Second Line Project is a free cultural community experience bringing the authentic African roots of Second Line History and spirit of community building from New Orleans to POC communities of Oakland, Ca. Family Friendly, Free, & Open to All Ages Community Services Neighborhood Networking Kids Literacy & History Corner Authentic New Orleans Second … Read more