The Black Wall Street District (Est. 1998) in Oakland is California's premiere African American spiritual, arts and commerce District. Taking a page out of the history books of Tulsa, OK (1830-1921) the district stretches from High Street to the San Leandro border along International Boulevard. Along Black Wall Street you will find Haywood Karate School, 55th Avenue Tire Repair, Hamiltons Beauty Supply, Rider's Auto Detail Center and AM/PM Mini Mart. You will discover the best Soul Food and Sea Food at Holiday Fish & Soul Food Restaurant and The Soul Food Kitchen.
Black Wall Street District activities include our annual Black History month celebrations, business luncheon events, networking luncheons, social events, periodic special events such as business expos and health fairs. BWSMA s' membership are comprised 369 district local merchants, 1,272 national businesses, 12 national and local organizations, people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds. Merchant membership benefits include participation in the monthly 1st Saturday's Business Development Workshop, networking sessions promoting trustworthy professional relations; opportunities to pursue additional sales, leads and referrals; and venues to meet others and to promote businesses, products and services.
by karen sapp November 21, 2008