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Lucy Blodgett

PHOTOS: A Celebration Of Influential African American Angelenos

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 02.02.2012 | Los Angeles

African Americans have played a pivotal but often forgotten role in the history of Los Angeles. From the days of the pueblo, through the civil rights ...

Now Dig Kellie Jones Talking About Art and Black Los Angeles: Part 2

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 03.13.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

I recently visited an art exhibit chronicling the legacy of art in Black Los Angeles. The show is called "Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980, " and I sat down to speak with the curator of the exhibit, Kellie Jones. Here's the second part of that conversation.

Now Dig Kellie Jones Talking About Art and Black Los Angeles

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 03.10.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

I recently visited an art exhibit chronicling the legacy of art in Black Los Angeles. The show is at the UCLA Hammer Museum and is called "Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980." I sat down to speak with the curator of the exhibit, Kellie Jones.

Remembering Black L.A.

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 08.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Linnie Frank Bailey

There is a dearth of historical stories on black life in Southern California. Looking back, one might wonder -- what was every day life like for black Angelenos thirty or forty years ago?