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African Americans and the California Dream

Friday, August 3, 2018, 2:30 PM until 4:00 PM
Ashby Village Office
1821 Catalina Ave.
Berkeley, CA  94707

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African Americans and the California Dream: A History

Susan D. Anderson
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: Friday August 3, at 2:30-4:00 pm

WHERE: Ashby Village Office
               1821 Catalina Ave,
               Berkeley, CA 94707 

PARKING: neighborhood street parking might be limited!
Please call us if you need a ride at least one week before the event

Open to all.

Susan D. Anderson is Interim Chief Curator of the African American Museum & Library at Oakland. She is a public historian and author, and an expert in American history with an emphasis on African American history in California and the West. She has recently lectured at the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, UC Berkeley, the Presidio of San Francisco, and the Richmond Museum of History. Previously, she was a curator and managing director at UCLA and USC’s libraries’ Special Collections. She also was curator of the statewide, touring exhibition commemorating the centennial of Col. Allensworth State Historic Park with the California African American Museum and the State Parks Department. She is the author of Nostalgia For a Trumpet: Poems of Memory and History, published by Northwestern University Press, and is writing a book for Heyday Books, "African Americans and the California Dream: A History."

Her talk at Ashby Village will be on "California's Hidden History: Civil Rights and African American Leadership Since the 19th Century."