Berkeley High School Alumni: Bobby Seale, Jean Yonemura Wing, Billy Martin
class of 1954, while attending Merrit College, he joined the Afro-American Association (AAA) and met Huey P. Newton. Together in 1966, they founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.
Jean Yonemura Wing
class of 1966, was a parent and UC Berkeley graduate student on the Berkeley High School Diversity Project from 1996 to 2002. She worked alongside BHS students, staff, and parents in efforts to close the achievement gap. Jean continues to be a leader in education reform.
class of 1946 was an American Major League Baseball second baseman and manager. He is best known as the manager of the New York Yankees, a position he held five different times.
Erected by Arts and Humanities Academy Class of 2012, Open Circle.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Asian Americans • Education • Sports • Women.
Location. 37° 52.132′ N, 122° 16.376′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Alston Way and Martin Luther King Jr. Way, on the right when traveling west on Alston Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley CA 94704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Also see . . .
1. Bobby Seale (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 16, 2020.)
2. Jean Yonemura (KeyWiki). (Submitted on August 16, 2020.)
3. Billy Martin (Wikipedia). (Submitted on August 16, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.