North Oakland, Oakland, California

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Coordinates: 37°49′55.28″N 122°15′59.41″W / 37.8320222°N 122.2665028°W / 37.8320222; -122.2665028

Location of North Oakland in the City of Oakland.
Bushrod Park in North Oakland

North Oakland is a region in Oakland, California, United States, bordered by Downtown Oakland, Oakland Hills, and the adjacent cities of Berkeley, Emeryville and Piedmont. Annexed to Oakland in 1897.[1] It is known as the birthplace of the Black Panther Party and is the childhood home of both the co-founders, which are Dr. Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale.[2] It is also the birthplace and childhood home of Sue Draheim, internationally recognized fiddler.

Neighborhoods[edit]

According to a project commissioned by the city in 1982 to define Oakland's neighborhoods for landscaping purposes, North Oakland comprises the following neighborhoods:[3]

Media[edit]

Oakland North has covered the area since 2008[4] and Oakland Local since 2009.[5]

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