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TALK: Quintard Taylor on African Americans in California and the West, Los Angeles (Thur. Sept. 11)

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Conversations@CAAM presents:

Dr. Quintard Taylor
Scholar & Writer

Dr. Quintard Taylor is the Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History at the University of Washington.  He writes and lectures on African Americans in the West, and is the author of The Forging of a Black Community: Seattle’s Central District from 1870 through the Civil Rights Era and In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the America West, 1528-1990.

His articles have appeared in various scholastic journals including the Journal of Negro History, Arizona and the West, and Western Journal of Black Studies.  His online resource center called (, is one of the largest reference sites of its type for African American history on the Internet.

Please join us for a stimulating evening as Dr. Taylor speaks about his life’s journey and the history of African Americans in the West.

Thursday, September 11
6:30 to 8:00 pm
California African American Museum

Admission is free.  Please call 213-744-7432, or visit for more information.


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