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Heart & Hand Book Talk Series: The Legacy of Bruce's Beach

Virtual Program

2022-01-19 17:30:00 2022-01-19 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Heart & Hand Book Talk Series: The Legacy of Bruce's Beach Join us for an eye-opening look at the history of Bruce's Beach and its significance on conversations about historical injustices and structural inequities. Virtual Program -

Wednesday, January 19
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-01-19 17:30:00 2022-01-19 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Heart & Hand Book Talk Series: The Legacy of Bruce's Beach Join us for an eye-opening look at the history of Bruce's Beach and its significance on conversations about historical injustices and structural inequities. Virtual Program -

Join us for an eye-opening look at the history of Bruce's Beach and its significance on conversations about historical injustices and structural inequities.

Join us for a conversation about the legacy of Bruce’s Beach, and the role of community and media in spreading awareness about social justice issues. Library Director Skye Patrick will moderate an insightful conversation between Dr. Alison Rose Jefferson, historian and author of Living the California Dream: African American Leisure Sites During the Jim Crow Era and Dominique DiPrima, host of First Things First on KBLA TALK 1580. This program will also feature a special appearance from Fourth District Supervisor Janice Hahn, an instrumental leader in the County’s effort to return Bruce’s Beach to its descendants.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Older Adults | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Lectures & Conversations | History, Society, & Culture |

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Virtual Program


Hours
We're closed Monday February 19 due to Presidents' Day
Mon, Feb 19 Closed
(Presidents' Day)
Tue, Feb 20 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 7:00AM to 6:00PM

About the branch

This is a virtual location. No events are held at this address.

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