Thu, Jun

CAAMCon celebrated the artistry, history, and power of Black comics, and featured a discussion with “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler.

“Black Panther” screenwriter and director Ryan Coogler headlines this event which celebrates the artistry, history, and power of Black comics at the California African American Museum.

Salsa dancers of all skill levels attend this weekly event that showcases Afro-Latin culture. Photos by Jason Lewis

Tony “El Pana” Welch  brings salsa to Ride-On! Bike Shop and Co-op.

Issa Rae being interviewed by Emile Ennis Jr. in front of a large crowd at Macy’s in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Photos by Jason Lewis

The “Insecure” director, producer, and actress talks about the success Blacks are having in film; the backlash she received for saying, “I’m rooting for everybody Black;” and she gives advice to young filmmakers.

Marguerite Alexis community involvement is reflected in her music. She works as a mental health advocate at NAMI Urban Los Angeles in Leimert Park. Photo by Trai Icart

“I Am” is a reflection of Alexis’ upbringing and community involvement in South Los Angeles.