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Best Graphic Novelist Fighting for the Underdog: Thi Bui

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Best Graphic Novelist Fighting for the Underdog: Thi Bui

After publishing her hit debut, ‘The Best We Could Do,’ the Vietnamese-American writer, illustrator, and educator is looking to use her platform to help other refugees.

Best Artist with Something to Say: Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

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Best Artist with Something to Say: Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo

The Oakland artist and activist works to prioritize fellow queer people of color.

Best Harbinger of Long Lines: Edward Wooley

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Best Harbinger of Long Lines: Edward Wooley

Hundreds line up weekly for Chef Smelly's creole pop-up.

Best Animal Rescuer: Alex Sanchez

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Best Animal Rescuer: Alex Sanchez

The dog program manager at Hopalong Animal Rescue helps find homes for lost pets amid a raging fire season.

Best Legacy Bearer

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Best Legacy Bearer

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Best Skin Magician

Best Do-Gooder Business Owner: Menbere "Menbe" Aklilu

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Best Do-Gooder Business Owner: Menbere "Menbe" Aklilu

On her Richmond restaurant Salute e Vita's last day, she gave away every meal for free and asked diners to donate money to their servers. But that's not all.

Best Follow Through: Brahm Ahmadi

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Best Follow Through: Brahm Ahmadi

The People's Grocery co-founder has worked tirelessly to bring a grocery store to West Oakland — and it's finally happening.

Best Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist

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Best Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist

Xiaojing Wang possesses deep knowledge and an empathetic, intuitive touch.

Best Child Prodigy: Francis Lau

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Best Child Prodigy: Francis Lau

At age 12, Lau has already shared a stage with Devo.

Best Journalist-Turned-Historian

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Best Journalist-Turned-Historian

Liam O'Donoghue's podcast is one of the best, most accessible platforms for learning about Oakland's history.

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Best Creator of Clocks

Best Citizen Keeping Police Accountable: Gerald Smith

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Best Citizen Keeping Police Accountable: Gerald Smith

The longtime Oakland activist has been active with Copwatch, the Oscar Grant Committee, and Occupy Oakland.

Best Town Representative in Hollywood

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Best Town Representative in Hollywood

We're all proud to have Boots Riley repping the Town in Hollywood.

Best Youth-Led Nonprofit: RYSE Youth Center

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Best Youth-Led Nonprofit: RYSE Youth Center

RYSE aims to build the next generation of people of color to lead Richmond.

Readers Poll

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Readers Poll

Best Of People Winners

Best Nonprofit Working to End Plastic Pollution

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Best Nonprofit Working to End Plastic Pollution

Story of Stuff

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Best Master of Mosaics

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Best Active Retirement

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Best of the East Bay 2018: Diverse City

We’ve got more than 75 Best Of picks by Express writers and editors that showcase the amazing diversity of our region.

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Role Reversals in the Oakland Mayor's Race

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Role Reversals in the Oakland Mayor's Race

In the Oakland mayor's race, the normally staid Libby Schaaf has come out swinging, while one of her top challengers, the usually brash Cat Brooks, is acting more like a Fortune 500 CEO.

 

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