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Black in America

Reflect on the country’s history with racial injustice, the long shadow of slavery and what it means to be Black in America.

Los Angeles also has a significant legacy of celebrating the Black experience through the arts. Learn more on Black Arts Matter.
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L.A.’s Black Firefighters Battle Flames and Racism Throughout History

From Jim Crow to today, L.A.'s Black firefighters have stood against discrimination while risking their lives fighting metropolitan fires.
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The Gay Black Archbishop Who Broke the Mold | Sept. 8

Today, the legacy of Archbishop Carl Bean, founder of L.A.’s Unity Fellowship Church.
Remembering ‘The Wire’ Actor Michael K. Williams | Sept. 7
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Remembering ‘The Wire’ Actor Michael K. Williams | Sept. 7

Today, remembering actor Michael K. Williams, who struck viewers with his screen presence.
Beverly Hills PD Accused of Harassing Black People | Sept. 2
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Beverly Hills PD Accused of Harassing Black People | Sept. 2

Today, a federal lawsuit alleges Beverly Hills police racially discriminated Black people.
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How African American Debutantes Shaped a New Vision of Black Womanhood

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.
Black Lives Matter supporters march through downtown Los Angeles on the first anniversary of George Floyd's death on Tuesday, May 25, 2021.
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Los Angeles, Sacramento Announce Reparations Coalition on Juneteenth

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.
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A Project to Heal and Transform Crenshaw Community | June 15

Today, Destination Crenshaw’s plans for pocket parks and public art along the corridor.