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Panel Discussion of “The Negro Trail-Blazers of California”
February 20, 2021 • 11:00 am PST
The Autry Museum has partnered with Clockshop for a live virtual panel discussion of Delilah Beasley and her book, “The Negro Trail-Blazers of California.” Learn about the critical role of Black women historians and archivists, and Beasley’s specific commitment to documenting the lives and accomplishments of Black people. In her career as a journalist and historian, Delilah L. Beasley advocated for the rights of Black people from her Oakland Tribune column announcing the everyday activities of her community. It was important to Beasley that her work be accessible to many people, so to honor that Clockshop will be offering two free copies of their publication Trailblazer: Delilah Beasley’s California. Attendees will be automatically entered in this giveaway by joining the live program.