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Ted Pontiflet says farewell to Oakland

November 26, 2010

Ted Pontiflet is an Oakland icon. He is East Coast swing meets West Coast bop. Classy. The man is too smooth to be close to 80. Ted is around until Dec. 1 and then away he goes.

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Wanda’s Picks for May

May 15, 2010

We lost the great Lena Horne this month on Mother’s Day, May 9. She was 92, her birthday June 17, 1917 – her funeral Friday, May 14. I found out recently that Ms. Horne was at the March on Washington with sisters Mahalia Jackson and Dorothy Height.

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A spiritual African American man vs. Darth Vader

May 7, 2009

If you’re a Black man working security for Lucasfilm at the Presidio, Darth Vader will get you for cheerfully greeting employees in the morning with a friendly “God bless you.”

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