Coming Attractions — The Legacy of Allensworth

AllensworthAn upcoming conference
will focus on the legacy of Allensworth, a town financed and governed
by African Americans founded by Col. Allen Allensworth. The conference
is being promoted as the first in the Hidden Stories Series of the
California State Parks Foundation.

The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 4 at Doheny
Memorial Library. Registration is $60 and includes meals, an evening reception and membership
in the parks foundation.

Sessions include African Americans in the Gold Rush; recreation and
beach culture during the days of segregation; a keynote speech by
former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown, the former mayor of San Francisco; the history of African Americans
in San Diego; and workshops on ways to highlight African Americans'
contribution to California.

Information is here >>>

Register here>>>

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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