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Black California Dreamin’: Claiming Space at America’s Leisure Frontier

Date
February 1
Time
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
caamuseum.org/exhibitions/2023/black-california-dreamin-african-americans-and-the-frontier-of-leisure
Council District
City Council District 9
Event Series Dates
Through March 31
Access to nature, recreation, and sites of relaxation—in other words, leisure—is critical to pursuing the full range of human experience, self-fulfillment, and dignity. The exhibition illuminates Angelenos and other Californians who worked to make leisure here an open, inclusive reality in the first half of the twentieth century. In shaping recreational sites and public spaces during the Jim Crow era, African Americans challenged white supremacy and situated Black identity within oceanfront and inland social gathering places throughout California.

Location

California African American Museum
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
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Phone:
213-744-2024
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