Black Culture

Eric Copage Shines a Light on Black Culture and Its Importance

Author and journalist Eric Copage has had his people on his mind for quite a while. “Between Fathers and Sons: An African American Fable” is a novella and his latest book where Copage is bringing all these experiences and conversations from his life together.

Taste of Soul VIP Lounge – A Glimpse of Paradise

The Taste of Soul is a visual presentation of the unity in Black culture, and it highlights the shared contribution to the evolution of America. The TOS VIP Lounge worked as an oasis for international public figures and local dignitaries that fight for change on the frontlines in Los Angeles.

Juneteenth 2023: California Celebrates Black Freedom

Juneteenth officially became a federal holiday in 2021 when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law.  Even before that national proclamation, Juneteenth had been recognized as a holiday in California.

Culver City Hosts Powerful Black History Month Event

The Black History Month Event in Culver City on Feb. 23 was a powerful and emotional celebration of Black joy, culture, and history. The event was hosted by Vice-Mayor Yasmine-Imani McMorrin, School Board Member Triston Ezidore, and Congresswoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove at a small business bookstore called Village Wells.

Kimberlé Crenshaw Discusses ‘Intersectional Feminism’

Women’s and Gender studies major Sara Hayet ’18 interviews Kimberlé Crenshaw about “Intersectional Feminism.” Crenshaw served as the keynote speaker on Sept. 17, 2015, for the 30th anniversary of Women’s and Gender Studies at Lafayette.