Art | Power | Community: A Black Panther Party 55th Anniversary Retrospective, inspired by the 55th anniversary of the Black Panther Party (BPP) for Self-Defense, features original photography by UCI senior Micherlange Francois-Hemsley (BA ’22) and an array of Black Panther Party documents and materials from the UCI Special Collections and Archives.
The traveling exhibit is on display at the UCI Libraries Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive (OC&SEAA) Center through June 2022. Read the recent announcement for OC&SEAA hours and parking information.
Snapshots of Orange County in the 1940s: Spaces, Places, Faces exhibit explores the cultural, economic, and political landscape of Orange County from its inception through World War II. Covering this period of changing demographics and cultural norms, this exhibit shares the stories of the spaces, places, and faces that transformed rural Orange County to a thriving metropolis.
The exhibit will be on display in the main lobby of Langson Library during regular library hours until mid-October 2022. Visit the exhibit page for hours and parking information.
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Learn how one Japanese American family’s unlawful incarceration during World War II led to California’s landmark school desegregation lawsuit in the 1940s. Janice Munemitsu’s The Kindness of Color tells the true stories of her family and the Mendez family, focusing on the cross-cultural cooperation between two oppressed families and communities of color in WWII-era Orange County.
Virtual Book Talk on July 21 at 12–1 p.m. Register today!