Oakland, CA – After several viral videos hit national news in the last month at Lake Merritt Park, neighbors became even more active and outspoken
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Oakland Organizers Take Action After BBQ Harassment at Lake Merritt
A week after a video of a White woman harassing two Black men barbecuing at Lake Merritt for hours went viral the story has somewhat
White Privilege Used to Fight Racially Charged Harassment at Lake Merritt
“She was saying things like, ‘We weren’t welcome in the area of the lake.’ She told me and Deacon that she owned Lake Merritt. Also, she said we were not welcomed to be there. I felt like she was saying Blacks weren’t welcome,” Smith said.