Literary

    Skirball Cultural Center, N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90049USA

    August 16, 2019

    6:00 pm To 9:30 pm

    400 YEARS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY CELEBRATION AND TRIBUTE —TO— AMELIA BOYNTON MATRIARCH OF THE VOTING RIGHTS MOVEMENT —AND TO HONOR— MELLODY HOBSON CHAIRWOMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND PRESIDENT OF ARIEL INVESTMENTS —WITH THE­­— AMELIA BOYNTON SPIRIT OF FREEDOM AND JUSTICE AWARD Special invited guests include: Ambassador Andrew…Read more…

    Echo Park Lake, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA

    August 24, 2019

    3:00 pm To 5:00 pm

    Two pillars of the Echo Park community—the library and the lake—unite for a lively neighborhood gathering. Hear live music from the Street Symphony, a powerful engagement between artists and communities disenfranchised by homelessness and incarceration, and listen in to an inspiring reading by Patrisse Cullors, an L.A.Read more…

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

    August 29, 2019

    2:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    Inspired by The Liberator: Chronicling Black Los Angeles, 1900–1914, this series of conversations examines how Black Los Angeles has changed over the last century. Explore the city’s history of Black businesses—including real estate, service businesses, and agriculture—as well as civic engagement.Read more…