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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

OAKLAND–Exhibit: The Audacity to Believe

African American Museum and Library 659 14th Street, Oakland, United States

OAKLAND- Come experience “The Audacity to Believe”, a tribute to the life, legacy, and impact of an Oakland giant: Dr. Marcus A. Foster, the urban education activist and superhero who […]

Free

SAN BERNARDINO–Exhibit: Afróntalo

The CSUSB Anthropology Museum 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, United States

 21 Afrolatiné Californians and 4 Afro-Mexican communities in their own words  SAN BERNARDINO—One in four Latin Americans has African ancestry. And yet, there is a general deficit of knowledge regarding […]

Free

SAN FRANCISCO–Exhibit: Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range

de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco, CA, United States

Above: Gregg Castro (T’rowt’raahl Salinan, Rumsien and Ramaytush Ohlone), culture director, Association of Ramaytush Ohlone. Photograph by Kirti Bassendine SANTA CRUZ—Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range: Enduring Relationships with the Land is […]

Free

HAYWARD–Curbie Cares

Hayward Public Library 888 C Street, Hayward, United States

HAYWARD– Hayward Library will host events at senior living facilities regularly visited by the bookmobile on Friday, October 27th & Thursday, November 30th. Chinese and Korean immigrant residents of the complex […]

CALEXICO–Closing Events: Land of Milk & Honey

SAN FRANCISCO—Please join the Land of Milk & Honey curatorial team at the Steppling Art Gallery (Calexico) for these closing events. Curators will be available to answer questions and discuss projects pertaining to the […]

Free

MALIBU–Preserving the History of South Los Angeles

Payson Library, Pepperdine University 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, United States

MALIBU—With support from California Humanities, Pepperdine Libraries' Preserving the History of South Los Angeles initiative has recorded oral history interviews as part of the broader effort to preserve the voices […]

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