Tag: African Americans

Evicted in the Central Valley: The Avoidable Crisis and Systemic Injustice of Housing Displacement

Amber R. Crowell and Janine Nkosi Virtually nowhere in the metropolitan United States could rent be called affordable for the […]

We are our own Multitude: Los Angeles’ Black Panamanian Community

With “Postcards,” creative non-fiction stories grounded in place, we aspire to create a new cartography of California. For us, literature […]

Inland Shift: Towards a Radical Intercommunalism in the Inland Empire

J.T. Roane During a speech delivered at Boston College on November 18, 1970 Huey P. Newton extended Marxist-Leninist material dialecticism […]

Greetings from Bakersfield!

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 […]