BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Oakland, CA January 30, 1990 - Lionel Wilson was the first African American to serve as mayor of Oakland. He served three terms from 1977 to 1991. Prior to being mayor, Wilson was a judge for the Alameda County Superior Courts.
(Photo by Gary Reyes / Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Oakland, CA January 30, 1990 - Lionel Wilson was the first African American to serve as mayor of Oakland. He served three terms from 1977 to 1991. Prior to being mayor, Wilson was a judge for the Alameda County Superior Courts.

(Photo by Gary Reyes / Oakland Tribune Staff Archives)

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