Oakland, California is arguably one of the most most important cities to the Black community in America.
Everything from it being the birthplace of the Black Panthers, to the Black excellence seen and experienced in the booming tech scene.
Black excellence and the power of the community runs through the veins of this city, and it was a privilege to be able to capture it all.
Although there are too many people to thank, I want to thank the city of Oakland for giving me and my Passport Heavy team the opportunity to help tell the story of your city through the voices of your community.
Expect to see part two of the documentary in a few months, but for now I hope you enjoy part 1 of Discovering: Oakland, California.
Biggest thanks to Passportheavy Team jp.isaacs keturah king Arnold Francis without them this not possible.
Thank you Visit Oakland for believing in the vision.
Charles Kuykendoll , D’wayne Wiggins, DB, Jerry Nemorin thankk yu for showing me around this episide.