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Property in the Promised Land: Debt, Murder, and the Modernization of Los Angeles

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Dr. Mark Vestal

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Marques Vestal, Assistant Professor of Critical Black Urbanism at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Dr. Vestel will talk about the modernization of Los Angeles' and the early 20th Century political and cultural economy. His talk frames the discussion around the deaths of two Los Angeles sheriff's deputies sent to evict a Black homeowner, George Farley. We will learn about the central role of racialized debt and eviction in Los Angeles' drive for growth in the dawning decades of the Twentieth Century. Get more information about this event.

Category is... Culture

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Join the Pride Center for two incredible events centered on CSUN’s Black LGBTQIA+ student community during the Pride Center’s Black History Month. Start with an introduction to the history and impact of the ballroom scene at The Category is… Culture. Our guest speaker will be Jamari, father of the Irresistible House of Marc Jacobs, winners and first season champion one of the first Season of HBO Max’s Legendary. After the talk, Destiny Ninja, of the iconic House of Ninja, will host a vogue class open to all Matadors! Get more information about this event.