Downtown Oakland Tour

by Senay Alkebu-lan
Also Featured on Morning Edition

Downtown Oakland Tour

by Senay Alkebu-lan
Also Featured on Morning Edition
03.21.16
Photo Credit: Chaz Hubbard/ Youth Radio
03.21.16
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Photo Credit: Chaz Hubbard/ Youth Radio

Oakland’s changing all around us. Youth Radio’s Senay Alkebulan sees his own neighborhood, West Oakland, as “ground zero” for gentrification. But the whole city’s affected–including downtown, where Uber’s ready to expand its huge headquarters. Join Senay and NPR’s David Greene as they walk the streets and sit down with public librarian Dorothy Lazard, who runs the downtown History Room.

 

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