Articles & Interviews

Below are links to stories on people and places that have been overlooked in the “collective memory” of the heritage of the Southern California region and the United States.


Some of the stories include coverage of my research and public history programming efforts.

stories on people and places that have been overlooked

“How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica”

“How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica”

Photo: Shades of L.A. Collection/Los Angeles Public Library Collection “How Racism Ruined Black Santa Monica” by Hadley Meares | In Arts & Entertainment, LAIST.com December 23, 2020 Read the article...

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LA Currents: Central Avenue Angels Walk


LA Currents: Central Avenue Angels Walk


LA Currents: Central Avenue Angels Walk
LA Cityview 35November 20, 2020The Central Avenue heritage trail was debuted as part of the 25th Central Avenue Jazz Festival, December 14-17, 2020.

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Book it L.A., For the brainy and the bold

Book it L.A., For the brainy and the bold

Book it L.A., For the brainy and the boldby Drew Tewksbury | Los Angeles TimesSaturday, January 11, 2020 Article showcases Living the California Dream: African American Leisure Sites during the Jim Crow...

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