Mon 3.29.10| The Forgotten History of Oakland

Gertrude Stein famously said of Oakland, "there is no there there." Scholar Chris Rhomberg would beg to differ; he's written a history of social movements in the East Bay metropolis that encompasses the rise of the Klan in the 1920s, the Oakland general strike of 1946, and the explosion of the Black Panthers in the 1960s. (Encore presentation.)
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