ABOUT Brenda Payton
September 30, 2010
In the second of a series profiling O-town, The Root takes a look at who's holding the purse strings in the city once called the Detroit of the West.
It was once known as a black city, but shifting demographics are changing Oakland's complexion. The Root looks at who's really got the power now. Will Ron Dellums be the California city's last black mayor?