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Memorabilia from the lives of Black veterans are on display at the African American Cultural Center of Long Beach, paying tribute to the sacrifices they made for the United States despite the discrimination they faced within it. “When we think of the very earliest wars...
Long Beach’s third annual Juneteenth celebration kicked off on Saturday, June 17, at Rainbow Lagoon Park — where thousands gathered to honor African American heritage and celebrate Black culture. Juneteenth — June 19, 1865 — commemorates the date when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom to the last enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas — more than two years after the
In June 2021, the Long Beach Public Library inadvertently highlighted a problem when they hosted an online presentation by Claudine Burnett on her new book, African Americans in Long Beach and Southern California: A History, as part of their Local History Lecture Series. The problem had less to do with

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