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St. Augustine's Church

In the beginning of the tour, you'll hear from Father Earl Neil, who was no stranger to conflict when he came to Oakland in 1967 to serve as the Rector of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. Hear his first-hand account of events at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church as the spiritual advisor to the Black Panther Party, where historical events including the launch of the Free Breakfast Program began.

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