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.
Queer identities found at NuDu Salon
Meredith and Shannon Salazar create community at this inclusive and queer-friendly salon in Long Beach.
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.