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CAAM Hosts Los Angeles: State of the Black Press Panel
September 5, 2019
The art museum acted as a venue for the Los Angeles: State of the Black Press Panel where the panelists discussed everything from mainstream media’s coverage of Black Americans to President Donald Trump’s impact on news coverage and politics. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Moves to Protect Endangered Museum Collection
May 2, 2019
Lawsuit filed after museum refused to vacate current location ... read more »
Coastal Commission Approves Sweeping New Environmental Justice Policy to Increase Coastal Protections for All Californians
March 22, 2019
The commission adopted the policy on Friday, March 8 at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. Since 1999, California has passed a series bills advancing the concept of environmental justice, which emerged out of the civil rights movement. In recent years, the push to correct long-standing inequities that have disproportionately burdened lower-income communities of color has been increasing with a number of state agencies working to adopt similar policies. ... read more »
The California African American Museum Presents Exhibition on the Life and Art of Ernie Barnes
March 14, 2019
Ernie Barnes: A Retrospective will be on display from May 8–September 8, 2019. ... read more »
1992 UPRISING: MUCH MORE STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE
March 14, 2019
Mainstream media, in particular, tended to soft-pedal the long range outcomes of the 1992 uprising, i.e., “riots.”  Citing groups like the Community Coalition and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, it emphasized some things had been accomplished. Few would disagree. However, the coverage represented a familiar glossing over of the lack of progress for fundamental change in South Central Los Angeles (SCLA). In 1992, even descriptions of participants themselves were often misleading- Blacks and Koreans were frequently referred to as the primary participants, actually, Latinos too were heavily involved and far more Latinos were arrested than Blacks.   ... read more »
BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner 
March 7, 2019
On Thursday, February 22, at the California African American Museum (CAAM), the Black Business Association (BBA) honored five community champions of human rights, social justice, and economic empowerment. ... read more »
Report Finds One-Third of L.A. County’s Homeless Are Black
February 28, 2019
The report, which includes 67 recommendations, concludes that racism, discrimination and unconscious bias in public systems and institutions has contributed to homelessness. ... read more »
Martin Luther King Day Generates a Day Full of Celebrations
January 17, 2019
Museums, colleges, organizations and more will be celebrating the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. ... read more »
Call 2 Worship – January 17
January 16, 2019
Greater Emmanuel Temple continues the Central California District Council’s Leadership Conference though Jan. 19, at 3740 E. Imperial Highway in Lynwood. Participants include Bishop T. Douglas, ... read more »
SoCal Museums Announces the 14th Annual MUSEUMS FREE-FOR-ALL
January 8, 2019
SoCal Museums announces the 14th Annual Museums Free-for-All on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, February 3, 2019. Over forty museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend free of charge. ... read more »
SCAQMD to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum
January 8, 2019
For the sixth consecutive year, the South Coast Air Quality Management District will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its MLK Day of Service Forum at the California African American Museum.  This luncheon will feature prominent guests and speakers on the environment and air quality.  Attendees will learn about the progress achieved and challenges ahead in cleaning the air throughout the South Coast Air Basin, especially in environmental justice communities.   ... read more »
First Renderings Released for Destination Crenshaw –a 1.3-Mile-Long Outdoor Art and Culture Experience Celebrating Black L.A.
December 13, 2018
The first renderings were released today for Destination Crenshaw, a 1.3-mile-long outdoor art and culture experience celebrating Black Los Angeles under development along Crenshaw Boulevard. ... read more »
Curatorial Walkthrough of “Los Angeles Freedom Rally, 1963.” Exhibition
November 8, 2018
Coined the “Los Angeles Freedom Rally,” it was one of the largest civil rights rallies in the country ... read more »
There’s A Pill For That! Los Angeles County Launches PrEP for Women Campaign
November 1, 2018
“Sister Friends: Get PrEP’d” Video Series for HIV Prevention ... read more »
Special Needs Network Gala Dazzles at the California African American Museum
November 1, 2018
The 13th annual Special Needs Network celebrated their Evening Under the Stars Superhero gala at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles ... read more »
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