Black History Month Spotlight: In 1946, Kenny Washington Broke the NFL’s Color Barrier

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history
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Black History Month Spotlight: Legendary Assemblage Artist Betye Saar

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history
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Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Vada Somerville, Civil Rights Leader and Dentistry Pioneer

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history
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Black History Month Spotlight: Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, California’s First Black Congresswoman

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history

Black History Month Spotlight: Luis and Maria Quintero, Pobladores and L.A. Pioneers

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history
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Black History Month Spotlight: Rev. William Joseph Seymour, Mastermind Behind a Religious Movement

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Black History Month Spotlight: Maria Rita Valdez Villa, African-Mexican Foremother of Beverly Hills

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history
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Black History Month Spotlight: Jazz Legend Charles Mingus Made the Complicated Simple

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Black History Month Spotlight: Betty Hill, the Activist Who Integrated L.A.’s Public Pools

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history

Black History Month Spotlight: Ruby Berkley Goodwin, the First Black Hollywood Correspondent

Every weekday this month, we're profiling fascinating figures from L.A.'s Black history