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For Image, the photographer and filmmaker created a three-minute dedication to herself and her ancestors which she calls ‘a meditation on the reclamation of one’s own freedom.’

The printed T-shirts at Juneteenth are proof that no matter the message, Black L.A. will always — and quite literally — find a way to say it with their chest.

From underground raves to streetwear, these Angelenos know the power of narrative

For founder and owner Jazzi McGilbert, the concept bookshop and creative space is a physical offering for Black people in L.A. to be themselves.

For Kumi James, a.k.a. BAE BAE, liberation happens on an L.A. dance floor run by — and centered on — Black femmes and queer people.

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