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More articles on Piedmont vs Sidney
More articles on Piedmont's racism
News: One hundred and thirteen years ago, Piedmont declared independence. But the town’s special character was shaped long before that -
(Small part mentioning redlining & my inquiry at the bottom of the article)
Will Callan |Exedra| January 25, 2020
Blog: Why Is There Another City Inside Of Oakland? - By IMRAN ALI MALIK • MAR 12, 2020 - Coverage of Sidney Dearing, his house and redlining.
Blog: Day 116 – Piedmont’s First Black Homeowner - July 9, 2020 - Reference of this site and Sidney's house.
News: Councilmember Tim Rood noted that Piedmont had a history of racist real estate policies and discrimination. "The history of Piedmont's first black residents, Sidney and Thelma Dearing, and their two children who were driven from their homes in Piedmont in 1924," said Rood, who added that the city should erect a monument to the Dearing family.
Jana Katsuyama | KTVU | Published August 4, 2020
News: Uncovering Dearing: How Piedmont’s first Black homeowner was run out of town, and the lingering effects on the city’s history
By Marta Symkowick | Exedra | September 15, 2020
News: Where We Came From … Where We’re Going
Aya Troyer, Zenobia Pellissier Lloyd and Malia Lee | Piedmont Highlander (PHS Newspaper)| October 21, 2020
News: After Dearing: Residential segregation and the ongoing effects on Piedmont
Nick Levinson and Marta Symkowick |Exedra| October 27, 2020
News: A ‘full, layered, textured’ story: Being Black in Piedmont today
Nick Levinson and Marta Symkowick | Exedra| December 22, 2020
Website: Pops Project 2020
News: Piedmont residents wrestle with how to add more housing to exclusive enclave
Sarah Ravani | San Francisco Chronicle | May 20, 2021
News: An affluent East Bay city chased out its first Black homeowner a century ago - and still hasn't atoned
Justin Phillips | San Francisco Chronicle | June 13, 2021
News: Piedmont’s League of Women Voters going strong after nearly 75 years
Active since 1947 on many issues, chapter’s current president says housing equity in forefront today
Lou Fancher | East Bay Times | August 3, 2021
News: When a School Desegregates, Who Gets Left Behind?
Jay Caspian Kang | New York Times | March 10, 2022
News: City seeks to memorialize the Sidney Dearing family
Sam Richards | Exedra | March 17, 2022
News: City to consider naming triangle park for Dearing family
Allyson Aleksey | Piedmont Post (first time mentioning Sidney Dearing's story in 2 years) | March 18, 2022