Category: Articles

The Golden State’s Scientific White Supremacist

The Legacy of Professor Joseph Le Conte and Toppling California’s Lost Cause Monuments

Last Stands

History, Memory, and the California Story

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

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, […]

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 […]

Is Boyle Heights “Worth Saving”?

The History of Gentrification in a Historic Immigrant Gateway