Trayvon Martin continues serves as the inspiration behind a larger movement representing the importance and value of Black lives in our society.
Tag: Black Lives Matter
Dozens gathered at Marina Vista Park in Long Beach to celebrate Black History Month and march for justice.
Local activists gathered in front of the Long Beach City Hall to celebrate the victory of President-elect Joseph R. Biden all while continuing to call for action.
News broke early Wednesday morning of the indictment of one former police detective Brett Hankinson, who was involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor, with a wanton endangerment charge and a bail set to $15,000.
The first Long Beach Black Dance Festival started on Aug. 9, a week-long event created by The CRay Project for the Black community to celebrate their work as dancers and performers on a stage of their own, highlighting how dance is an artform that can be used to educate and make powerful statements.
As the post-Labor Day scholar strike gains traction across the nation, CSULB shows its explicit support by presenting an event schedule and ways to participate in the teach-in on racial violence in America.
In front of Los Angeles City Hall, about 100 participants gathered Sunday, Aug. 30, at a rally in solidarity with Kenosha, Wisconsin, calling for justice for Jacob Blake.
In response to the shooting of Jacob Blake, professional athletes have taken a stand for Black Lives Matter.
The university president details her plans to promote racial equity at CSULB, including faculty training initiatives and a focus on admitting more Black students.
Union General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865 with his men and enforced the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the state’s 250,000 enslaved Africans and signaling an end to the Civil War, as explained by the Long Beach State Black faculty and staff community. Keith Claybrook, professor of[Read More…]