News

CAAM spotlights ‘No Justice, No Peace’

March 20 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-The images say everything. There was pain. There was destruction. Desperation and overdue justice was thrown in the mix as well. There were no winners in the 1992 Los Angeles riots. April marks the 25th year that the uprising casted a dark pall over the city, which, to this day, still […]

Spotlight

Exhibits bring the art back to CAAM

December 2 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Sometimes new is good. Change is good. Everything is new at the California African American Museum (CAAM). That’s not a bad thing. There are new exhibits. The deputy director of Exhibitions and Programs has less than a year under her belt at the museum. The man who hired Naima Keith to run […]

Culture

Color Struck by ‘ Dark Girls’

November 26 Thai Lee 0

Since the beginning of time, we have fought against others, each other and ourselves. What exactly is the battle? Colorism. Could it be perpetuated by the notorious Willie Lynch letter, created to control slaves and make them envy each other by separation of color? What about the media or the […]