The last of a four-part series commemorating the 2019 Black History Month theme, “Black Migrations” focused on Black migration to Alameda during the 20th century. The previous three parts appeared Feb. 14, 21 and 28.
Rasheed Shabazz is a writer and West Alameda resident. He is currently writing a history of African Americans in Alameda, titled Alameda is our Home. To support his current oral history project, contribute to the Kickstarter at: bit.ly/rootedinalameda.