MOLAA, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA

    February 24, 2019

    11:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Come celebrate the cultural diversity of the Americas and the African influence in Latin America at MOLAA’s Afro-Latinx Festival! Whether you enjoy dancing to salsa music, like munching on Peruvian anticuchos, or meeting your friends at a Capoeira studio for a roda, you’re experiencing a mixture of customs from African…Read more…

    Museum of Tolerance, 9786 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90035 USA

    February 25, 2019

    7:00 pm To 9:30 pm

    The program will include screenings of, “A Conversation With St. Clair Bourne” (his final interview) and “Paul Robeson: Here I Stand” (directed by St. Clair Bourne). St. Clair Bourne was a towering figure in the documentary film world: a filmmaker, writer, activist, teacher and organizer.Read more…

    Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

    February 27, 2019

    7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

    Tressie McMillan Cottom’s debut collection of personal essays, Thick, mines for meaning everything from Saturday Night Live, LinkedIn, and BBQ Becky to sexual violence, infant mortality, and Trump rallies. In eight piercing pieces, McMillan Cottom reveals precisely how the political, the social, and the personal are almost always one and the same.Read more…

    Bowers Museum, 2002 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA

    February 28, 2019

    1:30 pm To 3:00 pm

    Join Timeless Melodies for an in-depth look at a dynamic singer, dancer, and musician who overcame extraordinary obstacles. Samuel George Davis Jr., known widely as Sammy Davis Jr., was born in a Harlem tenement. At the age of three, Davis began his career in vaudeville with his father, Sammy Davis Sr.Read more…