All posts by Boom California

Greetings from Bakersfield!

Law Enforcement Corruption, White Supremacy, and Latinx Lives in California’s Deep Red South

Policing an Internal Border

LAPD, Immigration Law Enforcement, and Constructing the Criminal Alien

Images of California Summer 2018

Natalie Nuesca What is summer in California without adventures under the sunny skies? Incomplete. This year, with the support of […]

Howard Thurman and the Arc of History in San Francisco

Paul Harvey The theologian, mystic, and minister Howard Thurman visited San Francisco for the first time in the late 1920s, […]

Black Bruin Stories

Nickolas Hardy James W. Johnson’s The Black Bruins maps the rise of five former Bruins’ athletes who not only helped […]

RE-Present

Seeing California Missions Through A Contemporary Lens

Seeing California’s Missions Today

Matthew Gush Robert M. Senkewicz* When I left my native New York City to begin graduate school in California almost […]

The Geography of Gold

Oliver Wang In the summer of 2006, my family and I moved from the Bay Area to Los Angeles. Having […]