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Grand Reopening of the Museum of African American Art

The newly renovated Museum of African American Art will reopen on Sunday, June 1st, with an exciting new exhibit by Buena Johnson!  Enjoy live music, poetry, and light refreshments at our … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

HELP View Park Become Listed as a Historic Place on the National Registry!

  “Since the early 1920s, View Park, CA has been one of the most prominent neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Today, the area ranks among the wealthiest African American communities in … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moving Black Power Beyond Limitations

  Hosted at Dorsey High School February 28th, Moving Black Power Beyond Limitations: From Black Wall Street To Civil Rights To Now.  Mediated by Dr. Melina Abdullah, Professor and Chair … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Baldwin Hills Dam Failure…….Celebration!?!

Sooooo there was a Baldwin Hills Reservoir where Kenneth Hahn Recreational Park currently resides, well somehow a break in one of the sides gave way eventually leading to five deaths, did … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Know Your History: Inkwell Beach and Black Surfers

Yes we do exist, black surfers that is.  I myself definitely still considered a beginner, but ya boy can catch a couple of waves, was always more of a boogie … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

TODAY! “What Do We Tell Our Sons?”

In light of the Trayvon Martin case, Atty. Jaaye Person-Lynn will moderate a panel tonight: What Do We Tell Our Sons? Please don’t miss this forum from the legal perspective! … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Next Prince of Monaco May Be Black

Yeap! Not sure if you guys may have come by this information but with all this royal talk might as well slide this in too, long story, short  back in 2003 … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Random But Awesome!

Randomly came across this information this morning, The city of New York constructed a memorial to the African Burial Ground in Foley Square.   Set at the center of a fountain, … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

14th Annual Black College Expo Returns To LA

The 14th Annual Black College Expo Returns to LA February 2nd and as someone who was accepted to Hampton University on the spot (Black Collge Expo Oakland 2005) I definitely … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

African American Firefighter Museum Celebrates 15 Years

Did you know there was a African American Firefighter Museum in Los Angeles? Yea, I know, right? Well located at 1401 South Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA lies a very kind … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment