Fifth & Mission

Best of 5M: Oakland Skaters Fight For the Right to Roll

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The COVID pandemic caused a roller skating boom. Now, skaters in West Oakland are fighting for a rink of their own. Producer Caron Creighton reports on the efforts of the skating group Panther Skate, the history of Black roller skating and why the sport is deeply personal for the community. Fifth & Mission returns with new episodes Monday. | UnlimitedChronicle access:

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