The Huey P. Newton Oratorical Festival in 2017; 4th and 5th graders "Rap Cypher"
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  • Celebrating AncestorsMama Jasiri Preschool honors the past with Ancestors Day
  • Junior PromOur alums at Bishop O'Dowd's Junior Prom
  • Meeting with the CEOIle Omode students meet Brocade's African-American CEO
  • Hoop DreamsIle Omode fielded four basketball teams this season
  • Oratorical FestivalThe 2nd Annual Huey P. Newton Oratorical Festival was a success
  • Rings of GloryTwo Ile Omode alums captured the state title and championship rings
Celebrating Ancestors1 Junior Prom2 Meeting with the CEO3 Hoop Dreams4 Oratorical Festival5 Rings of Glory6
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Barry and Maya before the junior promAlums at Bishop O’Dowd Junior Prom
Bishop O'Dowd's junior prom was held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland on Saturday, April 2, and was attended by 6 Ile Omode alums...
April 2, 2017

The event's founder and host, Baba Ajamu Stewart2nd Annual Oratorical Festival
The 2nd Annual Huey P. Newton Oratorical Festival was a smashing success. Named an honor of Huey Newton, the co-founder of the Black Party for...
March 25, 2017

Lonnie and Khukheper displaying their state championship ringsRing Ceremony
After winning the Division 5-AAA state football championship, and becoming the first Bishop O'Dowd High School team to do so, Lonnie Turner (c'14) and...
March 24, 2017

Elementary boys with Coach CarlynnHoops Season Ends with a Sweep
After a very competitive season that saw Ile Omode field four teams this year - elementary and middle school boys and girls teams, the season...
March 15, 2017

img_3671Preschool’s Ancestor Day Celebration
On February 23, the Mama Jasiri Preschool celebrated its annual "Ancestors Day"; a day when our young people commemorate the great achievements of our historic...
February 25, 2017

Students visited BrocadeStudents Meet Black CEO of Brocade
Ile Omode students had a chance to meet one of the few African-American CEOs on a visit to Brocade, a technology company based in San...
January 3, 2017

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Ile Omode is an African-centered school founded by Wo'se Community of the Sacred African Way in Oakland. We are dedicated to the call to be "keepers of the legacy". We are an independent, private school in Oakland, California, providing instruction to children from preschool through 8th grade.