Press-Enterprise: Project aims to preserve Black history in Inland Empire

Press-Enterprise: Project aims to preserve Black history in Inland Empire . “Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer once said, ‘Never to forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried us over.’ In 2007, Wilmer Amina Carter and her late husband, William Henry ‘Ratibu’ Jacocks, brought this quote to life through the Bridges that Carried Us Over project. At the core, is a commitment to honoring the history of African American people in the Inland Empire and their personal stories of struggle and triumph through video recorded interviews.” Inland Empire is an area of southern California that includes Riverside and San Bernardino. You can learn more about it at https://mapcarta.com/Inland_Empire .

CSUDH: Documenting COVID-19 Digital Collection and Finding Aid Now Online

CSUDH: Documenting COVID-19 Digital Collection and Finding Aid Now Online. “The collection can be viewed in the Gerth Archives Digital Collections database, and a finding aid describing the physical collection can be viewed in the Online Archive of California (OAC). The collection includes 61 diaries (.pdf), 16 blog posts (.pdf), 88 photographs (.jpg), 3 videos (.mov), 1 sound recording (.mp3), 4 works of art (.pdf), 3 periodicals (.pdf), and two boxes of Daily Breeze newspaper articles as of December 2020.”

ABC7: New website Spicy Green Book shines spotlight on Black-owned restaurants across SoCal

ABC7: New website Spicy Green Book shines spotlight on Black-owned restaurants across SoCal. “The Oscar-winning movie ‘The Green Book’ brought attention to a travel guide that helped African American travelers in the mid-20th century. Now, there’s a website called Spicy Green Book that’s shining the spotlight on Black-owned restaurants throughout Southern California with the intention of fostering community.”