See also Books About Oakland.
Some books about Black History in Oakland:
- American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postware Oakland by Robert O. Self Princeton University Press
- Black Artists in Oakland by Jerry Thompson and Duane Deterville Arcadia Publishing
- The Pullman Porters and West Oakland by Thomas and Wilma Tramble Arcadia Publishing
- From Black to Brown and Beyond: The Struggle for Progressive Politics in Oakland, California, 1966-2011 by Robert Stanley Oden University Readers
- The Color of Power: Racial Coalitions and Political Power in Oakland by Frédérick Douzet University of Virginia Press
- Soul on Bikes: The East Bay Dragons MC and Black Biker Set by Tobie Gene Levingston Motorbikes Publishing International
Books about the Black Panther Party:
- The Sky's the Limit People V. Newton, the Real Trial of the 20th Century? by Lisa Pearlman Regent Press
- American Justice on Trial: People V. Newton by Lisa Pearlman Regent Press
Other books with significant amounts of black history in Oakland:
- Blues City: A Walk in Oakland by Ishmael Reed
- Home Field Advantage: The City that Changed the Face of Sports by Paul Brekke-Miesner
- Legendary Locals of Oakland by Gene Anderson Arcadia Publishing
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