The thrill of Sugar Hill: Black entertainers not only revived West Adams—they challenged racist covenants and laid the groundwork for the Fair Housing Act

Nobody threw a party like Hattie McDaniel. In her white and green Mediterranean mansion high atop the Los Angeles neighborhood of Sugar Hill, McDaniel, dressed in the latest fashion, hosted evening salons that brought together some of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century. Click here to read more…