East Oakland Who are the famous people from East Oakland? By Jenee Darden • Jun 5, 2018 Gage Skidmore / Creative Commons Listen Listening... / 10:31 There are stars in East Oakland. Not just the ones in the sky, but homegrown, right in the community. Sights & Sounds of East Oakland: What's the oldest Black-owned business on International Boulevard? By Howard Dyckoff • May 17, 2018 Cinque Mubarak Listen Listening... / 11:46 Nehanda Imara wrote to Hey Area, KALW’s community-journalism project, and asked: "What is the oldest black business still existing on East 14th Street?"