16. March 2017 - 19:00 till 21:00
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Black Girls Matter (#BlackGirlsMatter) | California African American Museum | Thursday, 16. March 2017

In 1991, Latasha Harlins, a fifteen-year-old African American girl, was shot in the head by a Korean clerk at a convenience store—a death that occurred just thirteen days after the beating of Rodney King by the LAPD. More than twenty-five years later, the fate of black girls’ lives remains largely ignored. Join us for a roundtable discussion exploring the role and importance of girls such as Latasha in the black community and beyond, with Brenda Stevenson, professor of history, UCLA; Funmilola Fagbamila, professor, activist, and an original member of Black Lives Matter (BLM); Shamell Bell, UCLA doctoral candidate and an original member of BLM; Tia Oso, national organizer, Black Alliance for Just Immigration; Denise Harlins, Latasha’s aunt; and Britni Danielle, Ebony Magazine.

RSVP: 213-744-2024 or http://www.caamuseum.org/web_pages/rsvp.htm

Note: Parking in Expo Park is $15 after 5:00 pm (cash only). Please enter at 39th and Figueroa Streets. As an alternative, the Metro Expo line's USC/Expo Park station is a 5-minute walk to our front door.
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  • Black Girls Matter 's. Do you remember Latisha Harlin's. I will never forget her murder. Soon as I walked up my friend Ward E. Wesley was with her Aunt.
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  • By what time do you recommend arriving to get in? Looks like you may be at capacity by 7pm. Thanks
  • It was 26 years ago today La Tasha was murdered. We cant ever forget her murder.
  • We look forward to seeing you all tonight. In the meantime, check out this L.A. Downtown News cover story about our related exhibition, "No Justice, No Peace: LA 1992." “Dr. Martin Luther King said ‘riots are the language of the unheard,’ and I wanted to understand the context,” says CAAM History Curator and Program Manager Tyree A. Boyd-Pates who created the exhibit." http://www.ladowntownnews.com/arts_and_entertainment/revisiting-the-l-a-riots/article_02a2428e-05d8-11e7-b95b-ab720748a67f.html
  • I am excited about the community impact of this event and being a part of it. #movement
  • Yasmine Ahmed, forgot this was today. Still wanna go?
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  • Amazing now, heartly thanks
  • Shamell Bell, Keyonna A Monroe, Catherine Williams 💕💕💕
  • Heartly amazing now,thanks
  • Not in Old Pasadena they don't. Them young black females don't give a **** about living. They steal from the grocery store more so than the black males.
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  • I Will never forget that day in court I March I cried I even Remeber That young man. DEVIN BROWN THAT WAS ONLY GUNNED DOWN. BY THE L.A.P.D but u know what Blows my mind WE Still Have Time TO HaTE ON EACH OTHERs UNTIL IT'S Your. Fu--K- -BY TERMS. REMEMBER. EVERY. SHE. DOG. OR HE DOG HAS IT,.S DAY LIKE I SAID BEFORE WATCH YOUR OWN FU- -KI-G. YARD EVERY DOG'S HIS DAY, SOME GOT 2 NOW HOW ABOUT THAT. M. F.'S LOVES FUNERALS AND DRAMA
  • Id love 2 go
  • Ericka Hobson-Griffin Kinisha Scott Elle Jaie Lisa Upshaw
  • Are you going to be in town?
  • Sorry I can't be there..
  • I will never forget her tragic murder. The 1st time I was outraged by the killing of a non family member. That lady got off.. WOW.. #NoJusticeNoPeace #BLM #TrayvonMartin
  • Ayana Butler
  • ALL OUT TODAY! #BlackTransLivesMatter #AllyIsAVerb #ProtectTransWomen #StateOfEmergency
  • can I text the number to rsvp?
  • this is happening tomorrow! https://www.facebook.com/events/244143309328379/ all black girls and womens lives matter.
  • We are honored to welcome you to this much-anticipated, free program on Thursday evening, March 16, which is the 26th anniversary of the tragic death of Latasha Harlins. "No Justice, No Peace: LA 1992" will be open late so that you can visit the exhibition prior to the talk. Seating at this program is first-come, first-served. Please note that CAAM admission is free of charge, but parking in Exposition Park is $15 after 5 pm, cash only. As an alternative, the Metro Expo Line USC/Expo Park station is a short walk to our front door. Thank you for your interest and support!