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19,553. 1986 Oakland: notorious drug dealer Felix Mitchell junior is laid to rest in a lavish and legendary funeral. (Gangstas: Oakland & Oakland) American Gangster: Felix Mitchell junior and the Oakland Drug Wars
19,554. Felix ‘the Cat’ Mitchell was Oakland’s first major drug don. And in the 70s and 80s its undisputed kingpin. (Gangstas: Oakland & Oakland) ibid.
19,555. Felix dropped out of high school and began selling drugs. (Gangstas: Oakland & Oakland) ibid.
19,556. Oakland’s other legendary big cat – Huey Newton of the Black Panthers. (Gangstas: Oakland & Oakland) ibid.
19,557. The one-time Black Panther leader became addicted to the drugs he once crusaded against. (Gangstas: Oakland & Oakland) ibid.
19,558. The police are there in our community not to promote our welfare or for our security and our safety but they are there to contain us, to brutalize, to murder us. (Gangstas: Oakland & Oakland & Police) Huey Newton, Oakland Black Panthers
70,772. Monday morning Oakland California: At the local morg it’s the busiest day of the week ... The drug trade is the cause of most of them. In this city the drug dealers run wild and the death toll is spiralling out of control while the bodies pile up. (Drugs & Oakland) Drugs Inc: Cokeland s5e3
70,773. The drug market in west Oakland has become a free-for-all. (Drugs & Oakland) ibid.
70,774. Even making Belushis [heroin & cocaine] can be dangerous. (Drugs & Oakland) ibid.
74,504. In Oakland California ambitious dealers have started robbing each other to make more money ... Last year there was 131 homicides in the city. (Drugs & Oakland & Gangsters) Drugs Inc Compilation: Bad Boys
98,522. It seemed like a matter of minutes when we began rolling in the foothills before Oakland and suddenly reached a height and saw stretched out ahead of us the fabulous white city of San Francisco on her eleven mystic hills with the blue Pacific and its advancing wall of potato-patch fog beyond, and smoke and goldenness in the late afternoon of time. Jack Kerouac, On the Road
117,050. ‘It’s a very difficult time in this country to be a police officer.’ (Police & Oakland) The Force, 2017
117,051. ‘A major metropolitan police department facing a prostitution scandal’ … ‘allegations of evidence tampering and brutality’ … (Police & Oakland) ibid. news clips
117,052. In 2003 the Oakland police department was placed under federal oversight for police misconduct and civil rights abuses. (Police & Oakland) ibid. caption
117,053. ‘No justice. No peace. No racist police.’ (Police & Oakland) ibid. protesters
117,054. ‘So much of what we do here is affected by our relationship with the community.’ (Police & Oakland) ibid. rozzer chief to rozzers
128,500. In Oakland California a drug war is raging. Sheriffs and dealers are locked in a daily struggle. The reason … cocaine. (Drugs & & Cocaine & Oakland) Dope s2e1: America’s Cup of Coffee, Netflix 2018
128,501. The city’s downtown is on the up. Dot.com companies are moving in, bringing workers with expensive tastes. New bars and clubs are opening in the centre. (Drugs & Cocaine & Oakland) ibid.
128,502. Cocaine use in the US is at a 10 year high. (Drugs & Cocaine & Oakland) ibid.