• My Nearest City

    Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807, USA

    February 6, 2020 To February 8, 2020

    6:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    Celebrate Black History Month 2020 FORGOTTEN IMAGES An exhibition of authentic cultural artifacts of African American heritage from the 1600’s. DUKE GIVENS PRESENTS (THURS. FEB. 6 @ 6PM) Dress the Way You Will Be Addressed: A look at fashion throughout the years. ​WALL OF EXCELLENCE HONORS (FRI. FEB. Read more…

    UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, 425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

    February 8, 2020

    7:30 am To 4:00 pm

    The State of Black California is an annual conference hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) that aims to bring together statewide elected officials, community leaders, philanthropic leaders, advocates, and scholars to discuss pertinent policy interventions affecting California residents. Read more…

    Cinemark Baldwin Hills, 4020 Marlton Ave., Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90008, USA

    February 8, 2020

    6:30 pm To 9:00 pm

    For Black History Month, the Lucas Museum is partnering with LACMA to present a screening of Do the Right Thing, the classic 1989 American comedy-drama film produced, written, directed by, and starring Spike Lee. Salvatore “Sal” Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. Read more…

    Avenue 50 Studio,131 N. Avenue 50 Highland Park, CA 90042

    February 8, 2020

    7:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    All City is a visual exploration of Black graffiti writers in Los Angeles via the work of 3 prominent artists from L.A.’s RTN, one of the few Black graffiti crews that’s been on the streets (and walls) for 30 years. Exhibition will show through February and March. Read more…

    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037, USA

    February 8, 2020

    6:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    Each year the Black AIDS Institute inducts a select group of individuals and organizations that have made heroic contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS in Black America into the Heroes in the Struggle Hall of Fame. The 2020 inductees include: Laith Ashley De La Cruz, Karamo, Dr. Keith R. Read more…