Compiled by Dennis J. Freeman in Compton and at L.A. Live.
“I don’t think we should just focus on just one month. I feel like everyday we should try our best to focus on getting to know our history and getting better as a people.”
“It’s a different day and age now. The younger generation don’t really think about Black Panthers, black struggle, what black people went through. … If we’re not demanding it in our schools, then they’re not going to put that out there for us.”
“I’d rather it be geared towards ‘Let’s Make History Month!’ … There should be one week of talk and then three weeks of moving forward.”
Tiffany Trenise Tucker
Los Angeles County