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Have you Heard of the Opelousas Massacre of 1868 where Black Folks Died for the Right to Vote?
October 8, 2018
Postcard of the savage murders of Issac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Nate Green in Duluth, Minnesota on June 15, 1920. OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — St. Landry Parish now has its first symbols of the Opelousas Massacre, ... read more »
Photo of the Day: Bridget “Biddy” Mason Turns 200
August 22, 2018
  On August 15, Biddy Mason born a slave, overcame slavery and travel west to California. Mason became a nurse and midwife, using the skills she learned as a slave. ... read more »
Rosa Parks Family House Set For Auction Next Week
July 26, 2018
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South amid death threats is scheduled for auction next week with a minimum bid of $1 million.  ... read more »
Joe Jackson Dead at 89
July 5, 2018
On Wednesday, June 27, Joseph Jackson died at the age of 89. ... read more »
Frederick Douglass’ July 4 Speeches Trace American History
July 5, 2018
More than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined. ... read more »
History Behind Juneteenth
June 14, 2018
In today’s modern world of cell phones, computers and the internet, it is easy to take for granted the sheer ease and expedience at the reach of our fingertips. ... read more »
Join the Museum of African American Art Los Angeles for a special tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
May 17, 2018
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), located on the Washington Mall is a Smithsonian Institution museum opened and dedicated in 2016, by President Barrack Obama. ... read more »
Long Beach State University’s Sistahs-On-Campus Celebrates Women’s History Month
March 15, 2018
The “Nevertheless she persisted…” exhibit featured photographic portraits and the inspirational quotes of honorees nominated ... read more »
‘Write In America Gallery’ Los Angeles African American Photo Art on Exhibit, LA City Hall, ends 3/20
Write In America Gallery’ Los Angeles African American Photo Art on Exhibit, LA City Hall, ends 3/20 ... read more / view event »
For the First-Time Ever, an African-American is CHP’s Top Cop
March 1, 2018
Governor Jerry Brown swore in Warren Stanley, a CHP officer of over three decades, as the California law enforcement agency’s commissioner during a Feb. 26 ceremony at the State Capitol in Sacramento. ... read more »
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor
March 1, 2018
Memorial Set for Doris Davis, Compton’s First Black Female Mayor ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Remembers the First Black Lawmaker
February 22, 2018
California Legislative Black Caucus Remembers the First Black Lawmaker ... read more »
The History of Black Television
February 8, 2018
This week the Los Angeles Sentinel celebrates Black History month and Black culture by taking a look back at the evolution of African American television and sitcoms. ... read more »
Dialoging with DuBois on History: Preserving Memory, Maintaining Culture
February 8, 2018
Dialoging with DuBois on History: Preserving Memory, Maintaining Culture ... read more »
‘Behind the Movement’: Rosa Parks Film Sheds Light on Her Legacy of Activism
February 8, 2018
Thankfully, we can call upon the new TV One film “Behind the Movement” to broaden our understanding of Parks’ world-renowned impact. ... read more »
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