1966 rally 3

JOBART (Justice on BART; originally Job Opportunities - BART 2,4) was an activist coalition in the 1960s started during the construction of BART.,

Tom Fike was co-chair, 1 and Elijah Turner is described as "a leader." 5 At a meeting at Beth Eden Baptist Church, JOBART expanded its concerns to include housing and business displacement. 1

Links and References

  1. American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland by Robert O. Self
  2. Racial Inequality in the Construction of a Global City by Darwin Bond Graham, 2005
  3. Untitled by Joanne Leonard, 2003.139.65.2, Oakland Museum of California collections
  4. BART Prodded to Keep Jobs Local Oakland Tribune September 27, 1965
  5. Aid Sought for Ousted Families Oakland Tribune May 4, 1966