Opinion Street Beat

STREET BEAT: ‘All things considered, is Black History Month still relevant?’

Compiled by Debra Varnado on the L.A. Expo Line.

Robert Tolbert Downtown L.A.  “Yes, it is still relevant because our kids need to know who we are, where we came from and our history. A lot of our kids don’t know our history.”
Robert Tolbert
Downtown L.A.
“Yes, it is still relevant because our kids need to know who we are, where we came from and our history. A lot of our kids don’t know our history.”
Jude Velasquez Leimert Park   “No, not really. … With the resources we have now, everybody can go online and research history and anything else.”
Jude Velasquez
Leimert Park
“No, not really. … With the resources we have now, everybody can go online and research history and anything else.”
Anthony Owens South Los Angeles “Yes, because it is about the history of my people — the culture. It is an educational month for young black youth and a reminder of where I came from.”
Anthony Owens
South Los Angeles
“Yes, because it is about the history of my people — the culture. It is an educational month for young black youth and a reminder of where I came from.”