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The Zennie (A Libation)

OK. About just over a month ago we created a libation called “The Zennie” as part of an experiemental online promotion for The Zennie Band. I write “experimental” because if the overall strategy didn’t work,…






Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

Oakland California’s New Young White Population

Over the past five years, Oakland, California, this blogger’s home, has developed (and this is strictly by observation) a new populations of people, the majority of which are white, that has started to transform Oakland…


President Obama Comes To Oakland Monday

President Barack Obama is coming to Oakland tomorrow, Monday, for a rally at The Fox Theater at 4:30 PM PDT. That means much of Downtown Oakland will be jam packed with people hoping to catch…









Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

Occupy What?

I am a poster child for the 99%. I am a woman, an older person with no retirement savings, and I raised two kids by myself. My kids experienced chronic illnesses as children and one…








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