The library will be closed on Monday, September 5th for Labor Day. All locations except the Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont Branches will be closed on Tuesday, September 6th for Labor Day.
From Blacks to Brown and Beyond
Professor Robert S. Oden of California State University: Sacramento will discuss his latest book, Blacks to Brown and Beyond: the struggle for progressive politics in Oakland, California, 1966-2011. A former Oakland resident and Black Panther Party member, Professor Oden will examine Oakland’s political power shifts from the mayoralty of Lionel Wilson in the 1970s to the present. A question and answer period will follow his presentation.