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Los Angeles

American Skin

 December 2022

  

The Black Legacy Project will travel to Los Angeles in December 2022, exploring the history of race-relations in this world-renown diverse, artistic hub. While LA is known for being the entertainment capital of the world with bustling film and music industries, the city and county are also known for their cultural, ethnic, religious, and racial diversity. In spite of this, Los Angeles has also received national attention for acts of racial violence including the Watts and Rodney King riots and racial bias such as redlining and restrictive covenants which prevented Black communities from generating wealth and Black folks from buying homes in places like Huntington Park, Culver City, West LA, and even Hollywood in the first half of the 20th century. As such, Los Angeles has been an incubator for many artists, songs, and musical genres to shed light onto the Black American experience. These attributes are what brings the Black LP to the region. Read more here