ralph bunche

Black History Month Spotlight: Ralph Bunche, the UN’s ‘Incurable Optimist’

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

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

Black History Month Spotlight: Miriam Matthews, a Boundary-Breaking L.A. Librarian

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

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
betty hill

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
james herman banning

Black History Month Spotlight: In 1932, James Herman Banning Made a Historic Flight Across America

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

Black History Month Spotlight: Georgia Ann Hill Robinson, L.A.’s First Black Policewoman

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

Black History Month Spotlight: Queer Nightlife Pioneer Jewel Thais-Williams

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

Black History Month Spotlight: Record Store Owner and Label Founder John Dolphin

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

Black History Month Spotlight: Legendary Assemblage Artist Betye Saar

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