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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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Lost LA

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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SoCal Update

A Project to Heal and Transform Crenshaw Community | June 15

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

Does Tennis Care About Players? Naomi Osaka Quits French Open After Mental Health Plea Ignored

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.
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America Faces Its History of Race Violence

Next week marks the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.
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Democracy Now!

U.S. Marks 100th Anniversary of Tulsa Race Massacre, When White Mob Destroyed 'Black Wall Street'

An estimated 300 African Americans were killed and over 1,000 injured in the 1921 Tulsa race massacre.
 Charles Alston (left) and Hale Woodruff at Beckwourth Pass
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Lost LA

How Two African American Artists Explored the Roots of Racism on the West Coast

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.
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River City Drumbeat

A powerful story of music, love, and legacies set in the American South.
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Washington Week

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty in George Floyd Killing

Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd.
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Democracy Now!

Killed Over a Car Air Freshener: Outrage Grows Over Police Shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota

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.
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