As one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse cities in California and the United States, the representation of this dynamic demographic is crucial to the community of Long Beach.
Three Black-owned businesses to support this Black History Month
Black-owned businesses throughout Long Beach are spreading their diverse culture throughout the city.
Exploring Black influence in music
Various music genres are influenced by Black culture in America. Often forgotten, Black music history was implanted over the years which is why styles like rap, jazz, rock and reggae music exist.
Richardson to become first Black mayor of Long Beach
Rex Richardson overtook Suzie Price during the 2022 mayoral election, becoming Long Beach’s first Black mayor.
Racism: The pandemic that continues to plague us
COVID-19’s effects on communities of color are devastating. Racial inequality is to blame.