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The Center Can Hold: Leimert Park and Black Los Angeles

The Center Can Hold: Leimert Park and Black Los Angeles

Nurtured by three generations of African Americans with a shared vision of economic self-empowerment, the patronage of black businesses, the cultivation of black arts, and the main ...
Native American Values, Health, and Green Access in Southern California

Native American Values, Health, and Green Access in Southern California

Native Americans do not enjoy equal access to green space, parks, and recreation.
Courting Division: How Three Southern California Court Cases Bolstered and Hindered Multiracial Civil Rights Movements

Courting Division: How Three Southern California Court Cases Bolstered and Hindered Multiracial Civil Rights Movements

Southern California's landscape provided the setting for three critical court cases that reveal the ability of the law to cleave efforts toward equal rights.
Donald Byrd and Revolutionary Words

Donald Byrd and Revolutionary Words

Music and poetry have been the ultimate mediums for expressing the wide range of human emotions since the dawn of man.
Our World is a Better Place Because César Chávez Decided to Change It

Our World is a Better Place Because César Chávez Decided to Change It

President Barack Obama dedicated a monument to one of the most revered figures in Mexican American history.
Remembering Ruben Salazar's Life, Not Just His Death

Remembering Ruben Salazar's Life, Not Just His Death

A new exhibit in Lincoln Heights celebrates what would have been Salazar's 84th birthday, with photos, articles, art, documentary films and dramatic readings of some of his most im ...