Alena Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with the mission of providing critical safe spaces for the African Diaspora to express and cultivate their cultural identity in the face of gentrification. 


Oakland and communities across the nation have been devastated by the onslaught of violence directed at the Black community and toward Black youth in particular. The murder of Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station was the latest in this string of violence. Once Nia was killed, rallies and vigils spread throughout Oakland, making these injustices visible. Organizers demanded action from the city, BART, and the police department. Several memorials, protests and actions have happened since Nia’s murder and these actions will continue. These actions are testament to Oakland’s spirit of resistance.

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