OAKLAND (KCBS)— Members of an East Oakland church took to the streets Monday to take part in a clean-up effort dubbed, CRIBB Day, Community Revival of International Boulevard’s Beauty.

Allen Temple Baptist Church at 8501 International Blvd, held the event to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

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Last year they picked up several hundred pounds of garbage along the boulevard. Reverend Daniel Buford, director of prophetic justice ministry, said it really needs the cleanup.

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KCBS’ Bob Melrose Reports:

He was thankful for diverse group who came out from all over the city to help beautify the community, especially on a holiday where they could have been doing other things.

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