So there’s this cafe in Oakland named “Hasta Muerte Coffee”. Oakland, as you well know, is an urban community in Northern California. It has had a long history of being one of the more high crime areas within California.
There were a lot of issues in Oakland that kind of were groundbreaking in the 80’s and 90’s when the drugs, that we now know and take were granted, were just arriving on the scene. A lot of the epicenter of violence originated out of Oakland.
Some of the most stark examples of community relations between law enforcement and the community gone wrong have come out of Oakland.