Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘black history’


African-American Firefighters in L. A.

African-American Firefighters in L. A.
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In celebration of Black History Month, David Spence, LAFD Battalion Chief and Interim President of the African American Firefighter Museum, will present a program at the Pasadena Museum of History on February 9, about the history of African American firefighters in the Los Angeles area. Chief Spence will take us back to the late 1800s […]

Historic Interviews

Historic Interviews

He owned a barber shop. She was the first Black manicurist to work on white customers. He is Mr. LeRoy Mims. She is Mrs. Leona Lee. Both are Pasadena residents. The Pasadena Museum of History interviewed over two dozen African-American residents back in 1984. Not only did these interviews provide the content for the documentary […]

Black History Parade

Black History Parade

The 27th Annual Black History Parade is set to take place this Saturday, February 21. This year’s theme is “In Our Lifetime: Linking our Past to Our Changing Future,” and many involved in the festivites note the true air of celebration in the air. Pasadena native Lena Kennedy will be the Community Grand Marshall. A […]

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