#365OurBlackStory|🌍📚|Hon. Ron Dellums

Ron Dellums enjoyed a long career as a U.S. Congressman before serving as Oakland’s third Black mayor. Dellums retired from Congress on this day in 1998. Ronald Vernie Dellums was born November 24, 1935 in Oakland, California. His father was a longshoreman and Pullman porter, and his uncle was a labor organizer. After being denied…

via Little Known Black History Fact: Ron Dellums — Black America Web

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