L.A.'s Racial Uprisings
The history of the young Black "deb" illuminates African American women's history and the complexity of racial representation. Theirs is a story of challenging institutionalized stereotypes that limit the role and potential of Black girls.
Mayors, including Los Angeles and Sacramento, form reparations and equity coalition on new federal holiday to push for national reparations. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti also announces the formation of an advisory committee, paving the way for a local reparations pilot project.
Today, Destination Crenshaw’s plans for pocket parks and public art along the corridor.
Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open after being fined and threatened with disqualification for declining to take part in press conferences due to their effect on her mental health.
An estimated 300 African Americans were killed and over 1,000 injured in the 1921 Tulsa race massacre.
When Golden State Mutual Life Insurance commissioned artists Charles Alston and Hale Woodruff to design a home office building, the duo traveled across California to retrace the steps of the region's Black explorers, settlers and leaders. Their mission? To design a headquarters for GSM that looked to California's future and recovered an erased Black past.
Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd.
Protests continue in the Minneapolis area after a white police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, during a traffic stop Sunday in the suburb of Brooklyn Center.