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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

VIRTUAL–Program: Take Me to the Water: Black Histories of the Pacific

Zoom CA, United States

Caption: Black seamen onboard ship . Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection, African American Museum and Library at Oakland. SACRAMENTO—Visit the Central Library in Sacramento from January 23 to March 16 for Take Me to the Water, a multimedia exhibit curated by Dr. Caroline Collins that captures the historic panorama of the Black experience with the Pacific […]

Free

FRESNO—Educational Conference: Raising the Mong Mountain

California State University, Fresno 5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA

FRESNO—Mong Heritage will hold an educational conference to learn more about Mong culture and history through ancient writings and literatures; genealogy and DNA analysis; and oral history through cultural practices and customs. Come and join the gathering to learn the importance of raising the Mong mountain.  Mong Heritage yuav muaj cobxyum conference los kawm txog […]

SACRAMENTO–Program: Take Me to the Water: Black Histories of the Pacific

Sacramento Central Library 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA, United States

Caption: Black seamen onboard ship . Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection, African American Museum and Library at Oakland. SACRAMENTO—Visit the Central Library in Sacramento from January 23 to March 16 for Take Me to the Water, a multimedia exhibit curated by Dr. Caroline Collins that captures the historic panorama of the Black experience with the Pacific […]

Free

LOS ANGELES—Screening of SILVER DOLLAR ROAD

Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center 4305 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles, United States

LOS ANGELES—On Tuesday, February 27 at 7pm see a screening of Silver Dollar Road directed by Raoul Peck. Silver Dollar Road follows the story of the Reels family who are valiantly attempting to protect the land their family bought on generation after slavery. This documentary, based on the 2019 ProPublica article, highlights the covert ways […]

SONOMA—Making Change and Ruffling Feathers Opening Reception

Sonoma Community Center 276 East Napa Street, Sonoma, United States

SONOMA—Join the opening reception for Making Change and Ruffling Feathers-The extraordinary task of ordinary women at the Sonoma Community Center! 6 pm: Reception Gallery 212Making Change and Ruffling Feathers Opening Reception Sonoma Woman’s Club History Panels created for the Sonoma Valley Historical Society, by Tom Whitworth. The panels tell the story of Making Change and Ruffling […]

Free

LOS ANGELES—”Comfort Women” Then and Now: Opening Reception

Museum of Social Justice 115 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

LOS ANGELES—Join the Museum of Social Justice for the opening of "Comfort Women" Then and Now. Tens of thousands of women and girls were forced into sexual slavery by the imperial Japanese army between 1932 and 1945. Forced to work in "comfort stations" for twelve hours a day, the women lived under deplorable conditions, moving […]

Free

SAN DIEGO–Exhibit Opening and Panel: Octavia E. Butler: Seeding Futures

New Children's Museum 200 W. Island Avenue, San Diego, California, United States

SAN DIEGO—The New Children’s Museum's upcoming exhibition, Octavia E. Butler: Seeding Futures, opens to the public on Saturday, March 9! This exhibit will honor the life and legacy of award-winning science fiction writer, Octavia Estelle Butler, while offering Museum visitors the first of its kind long-term youth focused exhibit on her inspirations and early life. Make your […]

Free

SACRAMENTO–Program: Take Me to the Water: Black Histories of the Pacific

Sacramento Central Library 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA, United States

Caption: Black seamen onboard ship . Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection, African American Museum and Library at Oakland. SACRAMENTO—Visit the Central Library in Sacramento from January 23 to March 16 for Take Me to the Water, a multimedia exhibit curated by Dr. Caroline Collins that captures the historic panorama of the Black experience with the Pacific […]

Free
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