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UCLA’s Fowler Museum Returns Looted Cultural Objects to Ghana

UCLA’s Fowler Museum Returns Looted Cultural Objects to Ghana

The Fowler Museum at UCLA, a renowned museum dedicated to global arts and cultures with an emphasis on Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Indigenous Americas, has announced the permanent and voluntary ethical return of royal objects to the Asante Kingdom in the Republic of Ghana. The museum, which recently celebrated its 60th anniversary, is a leader in repatriation to Native American tribal communities. This historic international return marks [Read More...]
Love, Peace & Spades highlights a community staple in Black L.A. that’s having a renaissance

Love, Peace & Spades highlights a community staple in Black L.A. that’s having a renaissance

Monthly game night Love, Peace & Spades spotlights the importance of Black LA’s community through card play. It’s a brisk first Wednesday in June, and the Love, Peace & Spades festivities are just getting started at Koreatown luxury hotel the Line LA. In the lobby of the sumptuous 12-floor location on Wilshire Boulevard, DJ Ill Meca spins while special guest host and comedian Jonnae Thompson works the room. Source: Love, Peace [Read More...]
Why red foods matter for Juneteenth in L.A.

Why red foods matter for Juneteenth in L.A.

  Symbolizing freedom and power, red foods are traditionally featured in Juneteenth holiday spreads. Here’s where to find them at Los Angeles’ best Black-owned restaurants and markets. The first Juneteenth celebrations were recorded in the state of Texas in 1866, describing family and church gatherings with tablescapes of vibrant summer fruits, fried fish and chicken, and poundcake. In the years to follow, festivities spread [Read More...]