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PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVE

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September 30, 2014 - LOCAL JAZZ, BLUES AND SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS TO BE SHOWCASED AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM CO‐HOSTED BY JEFFERY ANDERSON‐GUNTER AND PEGGI BLU

September 5, 2014 - CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM PRESENTS FORMER ‘FREEDOM RIDER’, JOURNALIST AND CITY COUNCILMAN ROBERT C. FARRELL

September 3, 2014 - MUSICAL TALENTS INNOCENT MIND, WONDER WOMEN, AND ESTAIRE GODINEZ & BAND TO BE FEATURED AT TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM

August 18, 2014 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM’S EXHIBITION VISIBLY INVISIBLE FOCUSES ON THE PLIGHT OF THOSE AFFLICTED WITH ALBINISM

August 11, 2014 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS LOOKIN’ BACK IN FRONT OF ME: SELECTED WORKS OF MARK STEVEN GREENFIELD, 1974 – 2014

July 21, 2014 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS ‘CURVATURE: LINES AND SHAPES’ ON VIEW JULY 24 THROUGH NOVEMBER 2, 2014

June 2, 2014 - MALI MUSIC PERFORMED AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ASCAP’S RHYTHM AND SOUL DIVISION FOR A BLACK MUSIC MONTH CELEBRATION

May 28, 2014 - Statement from CAAM’s Executive Director on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou

April 24, 2014 - CELEBRATE CROSS-CULTURAL AFRO INFLUENCES DURING TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM WITH LIVE PERFORMANCES AND AN ART WORKSHOP

April 11, 2014 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM EXTENDS IT’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED EXHIBITION SOUL STIRRING: AFRICAN AMERICAN SELF TAUGHT ARTISTS FROM THE SOUTH

April 9, 2014 - ‘A MEMOIR IN MOVEMENT: CARMEN DE LAVALLADE AND GEOFFREY HOLDER,’ A CAREER CHRONICLING EXHIBITION ON TWO PROLIFIC PERFORMANCE ARTISTS EXTENDED AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

March 28, 2014 - CAAM PRESENTS ITS ANNUAL FASHION FUN PROGRAM ‘ARTPRENEUR COUTURE WITH HATITUDE’

March 20, 2014 - CALIFORNIA ONCOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO HOST CANCER UPDATE WORKSHOP AND OFFER FREE AND SUBSIDIZED MAMMOGRAMS

February 27, 2014 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM WITH FORMER PRESIDENT OF LOS ANGELES URBAN LEAGUE JOHN W. MACK

January 30, 2014 - Kick Off Black History Month at CAAM With Target Sundays

January 22, 2014 - CAAM CELEBRATED THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. WITH A TWO-DAY CELEBRATION

January 14, 2014 - CAAM CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. WITH A TWO-DAY CELEBRATION – FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

January 3, 2014 - CAAM’S LATEST EXHIBITION ‘QUESTION BRIDGE: BLACK MALES’ IS AN INNOVATIVE, THOUGHT-PROVOKING APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING AND EXAMINING BLACK MALES IN AMERICA THROUGH TRANSMEDIA

November 18, 2013 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM FEATURES THE TALENT AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SELF-TAUGHT ARTISTS IN ITS LATEST EXHIBITION

July 29, 2013 - THE THIRD ANNUAL SHORTS AT CAAM FILM SCREENINGS TO FEATURE AWARD WINNING DIRECTORS, ANA DUVENAY, RYAN COOGLER AND KAHLIL JOSEPH

July 25, 2013 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM INAUGURATES AUGUST 2013 WITH THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF A NEW QUARTERLY SERIES “WRITERS ON WRITING”

July 23, 2013 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OFFERS SUMMERTIME FUN WITH AN INFUSION OF LIVE PERFORMANCES & ART WORKSHOPS

July 12, 2013 - FORMER LAPD OFFICER BRIAN S. BENTLEY TO SHARE HIS PERSONAL EXPERIENCES WITH THE LAPD DURING CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM

June 24, 2013 - CELEBRATE JULY 4TH ‘CAAM STYLE’ ON A SPECIAL TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM PROGRAM GLEAMING AT TWILIGHT

June 4, 2013 - POLITICAL ACTIVIST ANGELA DAVIS AND CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL KAMALA HARRIS WILL HONOR THE LEGACY OF ATTORNEY LEO BRANTON, JR. WITH A SPECIAL TRIBUTE AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM ON FRIDAY, JUNE 7TH, FROM 2-4 P.M.

May 7, 2013 - The California African American Museum Celebrates National Children’s Book Week with Heads are Turning, Children are Learning Literary Event

May 3, 2013 - CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM UNVEILS THE ART EXHIBITION OF AFRO-CUBAN ARTIST MANUEL MENDIVE COUPLED WITH A RARE PUBLIC ART PERFORMANCE OF ‘MEDITACIONES’

May 1, 2013 - DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. SPEECHES, SERMONS TO BE DISPLAYED AT CAAM IN RARE SHOWCASE

March 27, 2013 - CAAM IS SET TO REVEL IN CREATIVITY AND STYLE DURING ITS ANNUAL ‘HAUTE COUTURE WITH HATITUDE’ EVENT AT TARGET SUNDAY

February 25, 2013 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH DURING TARGET SUNDAY AT CAAM

February 22, 2013 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM SITS DOWN FOR AN IN–DEPTH CONVERSATION WITH KATHLEEN MCGHEE ANDERSON, THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE TELEVISION WRITER

February 15, 2013 - MICRO-SCULPTURES CREATED IN THE EYE OF A NEEDLE AND PAINTED WITH THE HAIR OF A FLY ON VIEW AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

February 4, 2013 - CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM HOSTS ITS THIRD PANEL DISCUSSION FOCUSING ON THE FUTURE OF BLACK POLITICS – BEYOND 2012: BE THE CHANGE

January 18, 2013 - ‘COMMON GROUNDS II,’ AN EXHIBITION OF CULTURAL PARALLELS BETWEEN LOS ANGELES’ HISPANIC AND AFRICAN AMERICANS, ON VIEW AT MERCADO LA PALOMA

January 9, 2013 - CAAM CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. WITH A THREE-DAY CELEBRATION – FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

December 14, 2012 - ONE THOUSAND CHILDREN EXPLORE EXPOSITION PARK VENUES IN A ‘DAY OF LEARNING II’

November 27, 2012 - USHER IN THE HOLIDAY SEASON AND CELEBRATE YOUR FAMILY, COMMUNITY AND CULTURE DURING TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM

November 19, 2012 - ‘Go Tell It on the Mountain,’ A Provocative Examination of Christianity’s Role in Fostering Political Action and Social Engagement. On View at the California African American Museum through April 7, 2013

November 1, 2012 - FILMS AT CAAM EXPLORE THE CULTURE OF BEAUTY IN AMERICA WITH THOUGHT-PROVOKING DOCUMENTARY SCREENINGS THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER

November 1, 2012 - ‘COLORING AMERICA’ A CAAM EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTING THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN SPORTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND LOS ANGELES

October 30, 2012 - ENDEAVOUR CREW MEMBER, DR. MAE C. JEMISON, FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO TRAVEL TO SPACE WILL SPEAK AT EXPO PARK MUSEUMS – CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM AND SCIENCE CENTER

October 16, 2012 - EXHIBITION COMMEMORATES 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICA’S CIVIL WAR

October 16, 2012 - THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM HOSTS THE SCREENING OF REEL BLACK LOVE

October 3, 2012 - Actor Sidney Poitier and Visual Artist John Outterbridge To Be Honored at ‘An Artful Evening at CAAM’

September 5, 2012 - CAAM HOSTED AN EVENING WITH ISSA RAE, THE STAR AND CREATOR OF THE MIS-ADVENTURES OF AWKWARD BLACK GIRL

August 29, 2012 - CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM PRESENTS ITS SECOND INSTALLMENT IN A SERIES FOCUSING ON BLACK POLITICS:  PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE WITH THE VOTE/WHY VOTE?

August 7, 2012 - EMERGENT, INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS TO SHOWCASE THEIR WORK DURING SHORTS@CAAM - A TWO-DAY SCREENING

July 27, 2012 - DANCE TO THE SOUNDS OF SALSA AND SOUL IN EXPOSITION PARK AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

July 17, 2012 - CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM FILLS KEY POSITIONS

July 16, 2012 - ACTOR SIDNEY POITIER AND VISUAL ARTIST JOHN OUTTERBRIDGE WILL BE HONORED AT 'AN ARTFUL EVENING AT CAAM' OCTOBER 6, 2012

July 10, 2012 - HOW A LEADING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN, CEO AND PRESIDENT SHATTERED THE GLASS CEILIN - Conversations at CAAM with Dr Wanda Austin

June 22, 2012 - TARGET and CAAM JULY 4th CELEBRATION! – A SPECIAL EVENING PROGRAM!

May 25, 2012 - TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM CELEBRATES BLACK MUSIC MONTH

May 22, 2012 - RODNEY KING AND CIVIL RIGHTS ATTORNEY CONNIE RICE TO DISCUSS THE STATE OF SOUTH LOS ANGELES 20 YEARS AFTER SOUTH LA WAS SET ABLAZE

May 1, 2012 - TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM PRESENTS BROADWAY BOUND

April 19, 2012 - TWO HIGHLY ANTICIPATED EXHIBITIONS OFFER RELEVANCE FOR BLACK ARTISTS

March 9, 2012 - FREE NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT PERFORMED BY THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

February 17, 2012 - JUSTICE CODRINGTON SHARES TRIUMPHS AND STRUGGLES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN JUSTICES AND CASES IN THE CALIFORNIA COURTS

January 26, 2012 - ACTOR HILL HARPER KICKS OFF BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

January 19, 2012 - CALIFORNIA A CENTRAL THEME FOR TWO NEW SEPARATE EXHIBITIONS AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM - King In California II and Justice, Balance and Achievement: African Americans and the California Courts

January 7, 2011 - Legendary Singer Freda Payne and Actor Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter to Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. King at CAAM with Special Performances by Recording Artist Abraham McDonald

March 2, 2011 - Actors James Avery and Jeffrey Anderson Gunter To Host Our Mothers, Our Sisters, Our Queens, Our Own, A Women's History Month Celebration At CAAM

March 2, 2011 - Great-Great Grandson of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington TO Lecture On Preserving His Family Legacy

September 15, 2011 - Miguel Covarrubias Embodies The Spirit Of Many Cultures In An Exhibition Featured At The California African American Museum

September 26, 2011 - CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM PRESENTS PLACES OF VALIDATION, ART & PROGRESSION

September 29, 2011 - LEGENDARY MUSICIAN AND COMPOSER HERBIE HANCOCK ONE OF THREE TO BE HONORED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. California African American Museum Presents An Artful Evening at CAAM

September 29, 2011 - Musical Phenomenon Naturally 7 Hits Los Angeles. Tributes Herbie Hancock, Betye Saar & Donald McKayle at CAAM Gala, October 15. Performs Full Live Concert at CAAM, October 16.

September 30, 2011 - ‘ALL JAZZED UP AT CAAM’. A TARGET SUNDAYS PROGRAM AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM Featuring Michael Bearden, musical director for Michael Jackson’s ‘This is It’.

October 31, 2011 - TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM SUBMIT AN OFFICIAL ‘THANK YOU’ TO AMERICA’S TROOPS AND VETERANS

November 29, 2011 - Broadway History To Be Made In Los Angeles’ Exposition Park “Black Stars of The Great White Way” – A Chapman Roberts Concept

December 9, 2011 - Hundreds Of Children To Participate In A Holiday Learning Event In Exposition Park

December 21, 2011 - Celebrate The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. At The California African American Museum in a Two-Day Event