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Ban on Gang Street Shrines Divides Oakland

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Ban on Gang Street Shrines Divides Oakland

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Ban on Gang Street Shrines Divides Oakland

Ban on Gang Street Shrines Divides Oakland

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Are street shrines meaningful memorials, or a public menace? Shirley Skeel reports on street shrines in Oakland, Calif., that honor victims of gang violence — and how the decision of local police to remove the shrines has divided that community.