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Celebrate African American History Month With Great Music on Hoopla and Freegal

The Los Angeles Public Library and the Los Angeles County Library card gives you access to many resources, including two amazing collections of online music—Freegal features unlimited song and Hoopla lets you check out full albums. These two databases have endless amounts of music to explore, from famous hits to underground sounds.

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February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Center for the Art Eagle Rock (online), 2225 Colorado Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90041 United States
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Center for the Arts Eagle Rock: Drawing Lab

Learn foundational drawing techniques such as: perspective, shading, proportion, and observational drawing in this free weekly virtual drawing class with teaching artist Riley Strom!

February 27
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West Adams Neighborhood, 2105 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90006 United States
The content appears to be a timeline or trail map for a place called Sugar Hill in Los Angeles. It includes various locations such as Beckett Mansion, Caribbean American Credit Union, Gramercy Park Homestead, and First African Methodist Episcopal Church among others. The timeline is supported by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
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Stories of Sugar Hill

Stories of Sugar Hill presented by Friends Of Residential Treasures: Los Angeles Map and guidebook available for download on February 13, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. for FREE! Stories of Sugar Hill is a seven-stop self-guided Trail map accompanied by  in-depth research that celebrates the influential legends, icons, and trailblazers of West Adams’ Black history. This project supports the neighborhood’s efforts in collecting, archiving, and sharing the stories of West Adams by working with residents of the area. The experience is…

February 27
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Los Angeles Library – Online, Los Angeles, CA United States
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African American Experience: The American Mosaic

The online archive encompasses the myriad contributions of African Americans who have achieved cultural and historical prominence. This electronic resource includes biographies of such famous political and social figures, primary and secondary sources, including the complete WPA (Works Progress Administration) Slave Narratives collection, speeches, court cases, quotations, advertisements, and photographs, maps, and other images.

February 27
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Los Angeles Library – Online, Los Angeles, CA United States
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Shades of LA Photo Collection

The library has an archive of over 7,000 photographs representing the contemporary and historic diversity of families in Los Angeles. Images were chosen from family albums and copied in a project sponsored by Photo Friends, a library support group. They include daily life, social organizations, work, personal and holiday celebrations.

February 27
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Online – Los Angeles County Library, Los Angeles, CA United States
Free

African American and Black History Month: Culinary Traditions

Celebrate African American and Black History Month with LA County Library. Food nourishes the body and helps tell people’s stories. Explore the rich culinary traditions of Black Americans through cookbooks and capture your own culinary story using the recipe card template.

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