African American Oakland

portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Towns, Black Oakland pioneers

The Oakland History Room's new exhibit will trace the rich history of African Americans in Oakland, highlighting some of their political, cultural, social, and economic contributions that made the city unique. The exhibit will feature photographs, documents, biographies, news clippings, and other ephemera. This exhibit is free and open to the public.


Monday, January 14, 2019 - Friday, April 5, 2019