Tag: African Americans

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

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 […]

Lynell George Sings Los Angeles

Mike Sonksen In the last few years, dozens of articles and think-pieces composed by cultural critics and urban pundits have […]

Martin Luther King Jr.’s L.A. Bomb Scare

Patrick Parr This is not the life I expected to lead. But gradually you take some responsibility, then a little […]

Reigniting Education in Juvie: Education is a right, even behind bars

Anna Challet Frequently overlooked in California’s ongoing discussions about criminal justice reform are the places at which many individuals have […]

State of Being: Envisioning California

Lynell George “I could remember everything about California, but I couldn’t feel it. I tried to get my mind to […]

Relocating Romare Bearden’s Berkeley: Capturing Berkeley’s Colorful Diversity

Lauren Kroiz In 1972, the black artist and writer Romare Bearden traveled from his home in New York to spend […]