Support for LAist comes from
True LA stories, powered by you
Stay Connected

Share This

News

We're Asking Black Angelenos, New And LA-Born, To Share Their Experiences

5eea382dc7f756000a014bba-eight.jpg
Activists raise their fists at the All Black Lives Matter Solidarity March on June 14, 2020 in Hollywood. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

The theme of our Black History Month coverage this year is, “What does it mean to be Black in L.A.?”

We want to hear from our community. Recount a personal experience, tell us a story or just share your thoughts. We’ve also asked several of our Black staffers to reflect on this and contribute to the project. We’ll begin publishing these reflections Feb. 1 through the end of the month.


RELATED

Support for LAist comes from

The first installment of our The 8 Percent project began exploring the inextricable ties between L.A. and its Black residents — how Black migration, community and culture have shaped and changed L.A. For Black History Month, we’re homing in on a more specific experience — yours. Tell us: What does it mean to you to be Black in L.A.?

Our news is free on LAist. To make sure you get our coverage: Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter. To support our nonprofit public service journalism: Donate now.