Sticker Slap Blog — local
Posted by Jordan Tennenbaum on
Known for being a dangerous and violent city, Oakland, California has crawled its way to the top as one of the most notorious places in the United States. Philadelphia has the cheese steak, New York has Yankee fans, and Oakland has a gang problem. According to Kathleen Les (1998) “Oakland's economic foundations have been eroding, locking it into images of urban grit and crime” which have “come to symbolize a city without a center -- without essence -- and is...
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