Photos: 2020 Black Joy Parade in Oakland

On Sunday, Feb. 24, thousands gathered in downtown Oakland for the third annual Black Joy Parade.

Young and older Black folks alike shared smiles beneath the Oakland sunshine, as floats of dancers, local officials and organizations paraded up Broadway and celebrated black joy. An Oakland Fire Engine could even be heard playing the Hyphy movement anthem, “Tell me When to Go.”

About Rasheed Shabazz

Rasheed Shabazz is a multimedia storyteller, urban planning historian, and youth development professional based in the Bay Area. He coordinates Oakland Voices and is currently in the Masters of City and Regional Planning program at UC Berkeley.  View all posts by Rasheed Shabazz →

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