Peace is not the absence of tension

"Peace is not the absense of tension," mural in downtown Oakland. Muralists throughout Oakland have tackled police brutality and local violence. (Keoki Seu/Flickr)

“Peace is not the absense of tension,” mural in downtown Oakland. Muralists throughout Oakland have tackled police brutality and local violence. (Keoki Seu/Flickr)

Johannes Mehserle sentencing protests, Oakland, CA