Jean Quan: Occupy Oakland Makes Mayor YouTube Star

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

Say what you will about Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, one thing’s for sure, she’s gone from being called ‘Mayor Quan,’ or ‘Oakland Mayor Jean Quan,’ to just ‘Jean Quan,’ and that means Quan’s become a national and international celebrity and at the same time her name’s a meme. This is one reason why YouTube, and with no prodding from this blogger, made a special playlist page all about her.

For YouTube to spend time curating a video page about a single person underscores that person’s importance to our culture. Regardless of how Gene Hazzard’s recall process goes, no one can take Jean’s celebrity away from her.

What’s cool for this video-blogger is that four of the top 22 videos on Jean are on the front page of the playlist! And if you count where this video’s going, it would be five of the top 22 videos. Plus, my interview with former Mayor Elihu Harris is one of the top 22 videos!

Congratulations Jean! Let’s see what you do with this new found power.

Stay tuned.

About the Author

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of zennie62blog.com and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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