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File #: 15-0597    Version: 1 Name: Honoring African American Leaders for Black History and Heritage Month
Type: City Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 2/3/2016 In control: Meeting of the Oakland City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2016 Final action: 2/16/2016
Title: Subject: Honoring African American Leaders For Black History & Heritage Month From: Council President Gibson McElhaney Recommendation: Adopt A Resolution In Celebration Of Black History Month Honoring The Following Courageous African American Individuals, Who Through Their Innovative, Groundbreaking Work, Have Promoted Positive Change And Uplift For The City Of Oakland In The Fields Of Social Justice, Advocacy, Arts And Culture, Business And Faith: Bishop Frank Pinkard Jr., Dr. William “Bill” Riley, Paul Cobb, Emory Douglas, Pastor George Cummings, Egypt King, Preston J. Turner, Assata Olugbala, Jean Blacksher, Gloria Jeffery, Ryan Coogler, And Theo Aytchan Williams
Sponsors: Lynette McElhaney
Attachments: 1. View Report, 2. View Supplemental Report

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Subject:                     Honoring African American Leaders For Black History & Heritage Month

From:                                          Council President Gibson McElhaney

Recommendation:  Adopt A Resolution In Celebration Of Black History Month Honoring The Following Courageous African American Individuals, Who Through Their Innovative, Groundbreaking Work, Have Promoted Positive Change And Uplift For The City Of Oakland In The Fields Of Social Justice, Advocacy, Arts And Culture, Business And Faith: Bishop Frank Pinkard Jr., Dr. William “Bill” Riley, Paul Cobb, Emory Douglas, Pastor George Cummings, Egypt King, Preston J. Turner, Assata Olugbala, Jean Blacksher, Gloria Jeffery, Ryan Coogler, And Theo Aytchan Williams