Exhibit: The Black Press in Oakland

Newest exhibit at the Oakland History Center tells the story of the Black Press in Oakland

Oakland, CA – In celebration of Black Culture Fest, opens a new window, the newest exhibit at the Oakland History Center tells the story of the Black Press in Oakland. Featuring selections from the Oakland History Center, Magazines & Newspapers Division, and the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO), the exhibit outlines the long history of Black newspapers and Black journalists in Oakland, from the 1860s to the present day. The exhibit is open February 1 to April 30. The Main Library is located at 125 14th Street, Oakland.

To reach the exhibit, take the stairs or elevator from the entrance to the second floor. The first case is in front of the second-floor elevator door; the exhibit concludes in the Oakland History Center.

The exhibit is viewable during the Main Library’s open hours: Monday–Thursday 10am to 8pm, Friday noon to 5:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5:30pm.

For additional information contact Camille Peters, (510) 238-7241 or ccpeters@oaklandlibrary.org, opens a new window.

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