California Love: The Town of Allensworth

My mom always described California as God’s country and as a little girl, I saw exactly why. It was just so beautiful. I spent much time riding my bike around North Vallejo taking in all of the gorgeous natural scenery. Thinking back, I can still smell the scent of eucalyptus wafting in the air and […]

California Love: Mustafa Azemmouri (Estavanico)

When I was little girl, I somehow believed that most Black people came to California when my parents did—somewhere between the 50s and the 70s, during, the Chicano Movement, the Watts Riots,  Helter Skelter and the Pasadena Plan. Of course, over time I came to understand that our recorded history in America reached back a […]