INGLEWOOD — In an unexpected move June 29, state trustee Don Brann announced he plans to retire from the Inglewood Unified School District, ending his attempt to return the district to solvency. The announcement was made at a special school board meeting. “I don’t plan to always be here,” Brann told those attending the meeting. Read More…
May 17, 1988 Patricia Era Bath, a co-founder of the King-Drew Medical Center Ophthalmology training program, secures a patent for laser technology for the removal of eye cataracts, making her the first African-American female doctor to earn a patent for a medical purpose. – For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit www.caamuseum.org
Compiled by Billie Jordan in the Fairfax District.