A podcast about history

That's not stuck in the past


When Brock Winstead bought a house in the Golden Gate district, he decided to research the history of his property and find out the identity of every single person who had ever owned that plot of land. What he discovered reveals much about the patterns of land use and displacement that continue to shape Oakland today. From colonization to redlining to rebranding, this episode explores the powerful forces that have shaped the East Bay’s development. 

Read more: Brock Winstead in Boom Magazine: “On Becoming a Historic Resident of Oakland”

Topics: Oakland

10,000 years of Oakland, 1 piece of land

From colonization to redlining to rebranding
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