Why I Love Oaktown

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/99346981/99346965" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Oakland, California's recent history of gun violence — perpetrated by both civilians and police — has forced some to abandon the East Bay area for safer neighborhoods. But lots of folks refuse to give up on Oakland. Youth Radio's Brandon McFarland explains why he loves that city and is determined to stay.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.