Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California  

Saturday February 13, 6:00-8:00pm

When

Saturday February 13, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PST
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African American Museum & Library at Oakland
659 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
 

 
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Peralta Hacienda 
Friends of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park 
510-532-9142 
info@peraltahacienda.org 

 

CALIFORNIA’S BLACK, NATIVE & MEXICAN GOVERNOR

El gobernador africano, indígena, y mexicano de CA 

Carlos Salomón, Fruitvale resident and Director of the Latin American Studies Program at Cal State East Bay, will give a special talk about his book Pío Pico: the Last Mexican Governor of California. Pico fought to maintain influence after the Mexican-American war of 1846-48, and was of mixed heritage: Black, Native American, and Spanish. 

Carlos Salomón, residente de Fruitvale y director del programa de estudios latinoamericanos en la Universidad Cal State East Bay, hablará sobre su libro: Pío Pico: el ultimo gobernador de California mejicana. Pico fue gobernador antes de la guerra entre Méjico y los E.E.U.U. 1846-48, y era de herencia mezclada africana, indígena, y española. 1846-48, and was of mixed heritage: Black, Native American, and Spanish.