“African American Leisure, Southern California Tales and Bruce’s Beach”
An illustrated lecture by Alison Rose Jefferson, Ph.D.
The history of the Afro-Angeleno resort from the Jim Crow era (1900s–1960s), and how it has been remembered over the last century will be illuminated in this presentation.
April 26, 2016 –– 7.00 to 8.30 PM
Manhattan Beach Public Library
1320 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
The presentation to be delivered will be prepared from a chapter of my UC Santa Barbara dissertation study, “Leisure’s Race, Power and Place: The Recreation and Remembrance of African Americans in the California Dream.” This manuscript is being prepared for book publication.
* Sponsored by the MB Senior Citizens Resources Committee, MB Parks & Recreation Older Adults Program, MB-Cultural Heritage Conservancy, MB Historical Society, and Manhattan Beach Public Library. See event flier here.