34 min

Tales of the Town E1: The Great Migrations Hella Black Podcast

    • Society & Culture

The first episode of the Tales Of The Town podcast examines the 1st and 2nd Great Migrations that brought Black Southerners in influx to the Bay Area - you get a look at the circumstances that made these people travel across the country in search of “freedom” and opportunities and the struggles they encountered upon arrival

Guests:

Auntie Anita: Abbas' great Aunt, she passed away last year. Migrated from Louisiana to Oakland. Community organizer and activist.

Charlene Thomas: Delency great grandmother. Migrated from Port Aurthor Texas to Oakland

Uncle Freddie: Abbas' Uncle. Artist and Fabricator. Oakland Native.

Donna Murch: Professor of History at Rutgers University. Author of Living for the City: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California

Clarence Thomas: Author of “Mobilizing in Our Own Name: Million Worker March”. Longtime ILWU organizer and longshoreman. Delency's Uncle.

The first episode of the Tales Of The Town podcast examines the 1st and 2nd Great Migrations that brought Black Southerners in influx to the Bay Area - you get a look at the circumstances that made these people travel across the country in search of “freedom” and opportunities and the struggles they encountered upon arrival

Guests:

Auntie Anita: Abbas' great Aunt, she passed away last year. Migrated from Louisiana to Oakland. Community organizer and activist.

Charlene Thomas: Delency great grandmother. Migrated from Port Aurthor Texas to Oakland

Uncle Freddie: Abbas' Uncle. Artist and Fabricator. Oakland Native.

Donna Murch: Professor of History at Rutgers University. Author of Living for the City: Migration, Education and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California

Clarence Thomas: Author of “Mobilizing in Our Own Name: Million Worker March”. Longtime ILWU organizer and longshoreman. Delency's Uncle.

34 min