CULVER CITY — The Mayme Clayton Library & Museum, 4130 Overland Ave., will show “The Kusini Concept: The Pride & Sabotage,” from 4 to 7 p.m., Nov.15. The documentary discusses the politics of “Countdown at Kusini,” a film released in April 1976, at the end of the Blaxploitation Era. The action flick was the brainchild of Delta Read More…
June 24, 1936 Bethune-Cookman College President Mary McLeod Bethune, the 15th child of former slaves, is named director of Negro Affairs for the National Youth Administration, becoming the nation’s first black woman to receive a major federal appointment. – For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit www.caamuseum.org
Compiled by Debra Varnado on the L.A. Expo Line.