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NAACP JOINS NATIONAL #UNITYAGAINSTHATE RALLY TO COMBAT INCREASED HATE ATTACKS AGAINST ASIANS LIVING AND BORN IN AMERICA

Community Against Hate, a diverse coalition of community organizations and leaders have teamed up with the national civil rights organization NAACP in a clear stance to address hate directed toward Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.  In a direct response to the increased verbal and physical attacks against Asians living and born in America, the #UnityAgainstHate rally will be held on Saturday, May 15, at 11…

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Added by Terri Dixon on April 26, 2021 at 8:51am — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS ‘RHYTHMS OF VISIONS: THE ARTISTRY OF OVERTON LOYD’ THROUGH SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

Artist Narrative 1      Artist Narrative 2   Exhibition Photos

 The California African American Museum (CAAM) opened its latest exhibition, “Rhythms of Vision: The Artistry of Overton…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 25, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM WILL BE HOME TO THE NOMAD DECEMBER 1 THROUGH DECEMBER 5

The California African American Museum (CAAM) will be home to Los Angeles artist Dominique Moody’s assemblage mobile dwelling the Nomad, from Tuesday, December 1 through Saturday, December 5.

Assembled from corrugated patina metal, reclaimed wood, found objects, galvanized metal, polycarbonate panels, end grain plywood and…

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Added by Terri Dixon on December 1, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments

The California African American Museum Celebrates National Children’s Book Week with Heads are Turning, Children are Learning Literacy Event

The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host a free event for children with special celebrity book readings, writing workshops, art and more. Heads Are Turning, Children Are Learning Literacy Day will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at CAAM from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Actor Donis Leonard Jr. from Showtime’s House of Lies will…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 15, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

CAAM CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH AND HOSTS DISCUSSION WITH EDWARD LEWIS--CO FOUNDER OF ESSENCE

A Discussion with Ed Lewis, Co-founder of ESSENCE Magazine will discuss why he and three other men wanted to give black women a “voice,” and to depict their various facets of beauty, intelligence and passions.  He will share the unique journey of founding Essence and his take on the modern “Beauty Culture” as it relates to black women.  The program will be moderated by Kathleen McGhee Anderson, pioneering writer of television, stage and film.  RSVP at 213.744.2024. CAAM exhibitions…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 15, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Young Voices at CAAM--High School Symposium: Vote for your life!

100 high school students will spend the day at CAAM- touring the exhibits, making connections and discussing how the power to vote is integral to the maintenance of our civil liberties. For more information contact ewoodson@caamuseum.org.

Added by Terri Dixon on February 13, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM JOINS CICLAVIA, EXPO CENTER AND ASCAP FOR A SPECIAL TARGET SUNDAY!

The California African American Museum’s (CAAM) Target stage is moving  to Expo Center at the CicLAvia Expo Park hub of activity on Sunday, December 7, from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  CAAM is partnering once again with CicLAvia and ASCAP, along with Expo Center in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. 

CicLAvia is a neighborhood celebration that closes city streets to cars encouraging people to walk, skate, or bike along a mapped route. This will be the first time CicLAvia's route will…

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Added by Terri Dixon on December 4, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

FILMS AT CAAM – BEHIND THE VEIL FEATURES FILMS HIGHLIGHTING A POLITICAL SCANDAL, NATIONAL CRISIS AND DREAMING WHILE BLACK

One of the California African American Museum’s (CAAM) signature programs is Films at CAAM, which screens mostly first run, thematically linked, award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary films during the months of April, June, August, and November.  November's Films at CAAM presents its series Lifting the Veil, showcasing several films throughout the month that reveals the truth and aftermath of a political sandal, a national crisis beyond one company and…

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Added by Terri Dixon on November 3, 2014 at 5:45pm — No Comments

EXCLUSIVE OFFER - "THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL" LIVE AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE

Added by Terri Dixon on September 3, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

MUSICAL TALENTS INNOCENT MIND, WONDER WOMEN, AND ESTAIRE GODINEZ & BAND TO BE FEATURED AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM

 Enjoy Live Performances, Art Workshops and More 

The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents its Target Sundays program, A Caribbean Musical Potpourri—collectively showcasing the island favorites of Reggae, Calypso, Soca and Latin American sounds.  This event will take place on Sunday, September 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be co-hosted by the multitalented singer and actress Dawnn Lewis as well as actor Jeffrey…

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Added by Terri Dixon on September 3, 2014 at 4:05pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM’S EXHIBITION VISIBLY INVISIBLE FOCUSES ON THE PLIGHT OF THOSE AFFLICTED WITH ALBINISM

Photo Credit: Superstition, 2011, Mixed media on paper, by artist Yrneh Gabon Brown

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM’S EXHIBITION VISIBLY INVISIBLE FOCUSES ON THE PLIGHT OF THOSE AFFLICTED WITH ALBINISM

While addressing the issues of myth and tradition within albinism, the California African American Museum’s…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 20, 2014 at 5:02pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS ITS FOURTH ANNUAL FILM SHOWCASE, SHORTS AT CAAM

The California African American Museum (CAAM) invites the community to attend CAAM’s fourth annual Shorts at CAAM, in a one-day only event, Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

“CAAM is excited to present to the community, the next generation of talented filmmakers,” says Woody Schofield CAAM’s deputy director of operations and…

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Added by Terri Dixon on August 11, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments

SONGTRESSES TERRY DEXTER, TREASURE DAVIS AND ANTONIQUE SMITH TO BE FEATURED AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM

R&B Singer and Songwriter Treasure Davis

The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents its Target Sundays program, Cool Your Heels in the Shade – CAAM’s Annual Summer Party on Sunday, August 3, from 1 p.m. through 5 p.m.  Co-hosted by actress and television personality Kiki Shepard, CAAM’s outdoor plaza will provide the perfect shade…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 30, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

FOURTH ANNUAL SHORTS AT CAAM OFFERS INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE THEIR WORK TO NEW AND DIVERSE AUDIENCES

The California African American Museum (CAAM) encourages all independent filmmakers to submit their short films to be featured in CAAM’s fourth annual Shorts at CAAM. Directors, producers, writers, actors, and editors will be given the opportunity to showcase their work to new and diverse audiences, and speak about the creativity that sparked each film. Shorts at CAAM begins Saturday, August 16 through Sunday, August 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Submissions accepted will…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 22, 2014 at 12:48pm — No Comments

CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM WITH COMEDIAN D’LAI, FOLLOWED BY EXPO PARK’S FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA

The California African American Museum will celebrate America’s birthday with Gleaming at Twilight for its Target Sundays at CAAM program, on Friday, July 4th, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.  Co-hosted by comedian D’Lai and actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, the event will be followed by Expo Park’s annual Fireworks Extravaganza, coordinated by the offices of Councilman Curren Price of Council District Nine.

Comedian D’Lai is best known as the Season 3 semi-finalist and…

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Added by Terri Dixon on July 1, 2014 at 12:18pm — No Comments

R&B VOCALIST, MALI MUSIC, SET TO PERFORM AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM, A BLACK MUSIC MONTH CELEBRATION WITH ASCAP

The California African American Museum (CAAM) kicks off its annual celebration of Black Music Month in partnership with the American Society of Composers, Authors and Composers (ASCAP) for Target Sundays at CAAM with “Music Madness.”  On Sunday, June 1, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., CAAM’s Courtyard will be the venue for this upcoming musical celebration, headlined by the dynamic and critically acclaimed RCA Records artist Mali Music.  Other performers include Maad Moiselle, BJ The…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 20, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments

THE BRITTIANA ‘SMILE FOR LIFE’ 5K RUN/WALK IS A RACE TO REPLACE THE DESPAIR AND HEARTACHE CAUSED BY CANCER

(Los Angeles) BrittiCares International, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, invites Southern California to join in on their race against cancer and the despair and heartache is causes, as they host their 9th annual Brittiana “Smile For Life” 5k run/walk.  The time-chipped race, will take place on Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at Kenneth Hahn…

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Added by Terri Dixon on May 8, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

CELEBRATE CROSS-CULTURAL AFRO INFLUENCES DURING TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES AND AN ART WORKSHOP

LOS ANGELES (April 30, 2014) Join the California African American Museum (CAAM) and enjoy the beauty of spring with Cross-Cultural Afro Influences during Target Sundays at CAAM, May 4, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Co-hosted by actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter and actress T'Keyah Crystal Keymah, the program will include special tributes to mothers and the history of Cinco de Mayo.…

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Added by Terri Dixon on April 30, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

GRAND PARK CELEBRATES LA’S LOVE FOR LOCAL AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS AND BOOKSELLERS AT SECOND ANNUAL GRAND PARK DOWNTOWN BOOKFEST

Los Angeles’ only book festival that focuses exclusively on the local community, the second annual Grand Park Downtown Bookfest offers Angelenos of all ages access to the largest coalition of Los Angeles-based presses and publishers in an outdoor bookstore setting.  The free Bookfest provides a platform for writers and budding authors of all ages as…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 20, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

L.A. CARE INVITES LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENTS TO ENROLL BEFORE ENROLLMENT ENDS MARCH 31

L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, will host a healthcare enrollment fair at Faithful Central Bible Church on March 22, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Los Angeles County residents will have the opportunity to enroll in L.A. Care Coveredä, the organization’s Covered California qualified health insurance plan for Los Angeles County.…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 12, 2014 at 12:19pm — No Comments

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