Black Indians and Maroons United Nations Forum. A celebration of American Indian Heritage Month with Phil Fixico, who will educate us about his Black Seminole ancestry and provide information about his participation at the United Nations Forum on Indigenous Issues. The event includes film presentations and performance art.
The African American Resource Center (AARC) was established as a special service of the County of Los Angeles Public Library in 1978 to serve the informational and educational needs of African Americans and the larger population by supporting research and study on social, historical and cultural aspects unique to the African American experience.
The Center serves as an information and referral agency to other libraries, government agencies and the general public. It is an important link in the survival and preservation of the heritage of African Americans. The African American Resource Center provides many services and activities that include:
In-depth reference service to specialized researchers and to the general public
Cultural awareness programs such as Juneteenth, Kwanzaa and Black History Month celebrations
Promotional materials and displays for programs and activities in support of African American heritage and multiculturalism
Community outreach and networking with other organizations and institutions
Black History Month is celebrated every year during the month of February.