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California Hawaii State NAACP Honors Maxine Waters
June 30, 2022
The California Hawaii State Conference NAACP hosted its 10th Annual Legacy Hall of Fame Ceremony at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles on June 25, honoring Congresswoman Maxine Waters. ... read more »
California Black Women’s Collective Celebrate Statewide Trailblazers and Leaders
June 30, 2022
Trailblazers, leaders and supporters arrived at the California African American Museum in numbers on June 17 to simply honor each other and remind themselves that they are not alone in their crusades. ... read more »
Brown’s Exhibit Salutes the ‘Divine Feminine’
March 11, 2021
The pop-up exhibit is located at Lion Arts in Leimert Park, on 4325 Degnan Blvd., in Los Angeles. The show, which will continue until March 18, is another example of Brown’s talent for creating stunning pieces embellished with intricate details that immediately capture the attention of the viewer. ... read more »
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Black AIDS Institute’s 20th Gala Honored Karamo and Tarell Alvin McCraney Raises 300K
February 21, 2020
The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) hosted its 20th Annual Heroes in the Struggle Gala on Saturday February 8th, 2020 at the California African American Museum. Actor and activist, Jay Ellis welcomed the audience along with Senator Holly Mitchell. ... read more / view gallery »
Speaking about Fashion Without Prejudice in honor of ‘Cross Colours’ exhibit at the California African American Museum
February 20, 2020
Fashion Without Prejudice was a successful conference held at the California African American Museum in honor of the Cross Colour exhibit. It carefully explored today’s story of the armor worn to combat gender and racial discrimination. ... read more »
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 »
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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 »

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