How can we honor Black History and Black storytellers? Ask our reporters
It’s Black History Month, but here at the Los Angeles Times we tell stories of Black life and Black L.A. 365 days a year. We want to take this opportunity to highlight some of our Black journalists, and to celebrate the arrival of two more. We are proud of the work they do, while every journalist in our newsroom takes on the responsibility of uplifting and amplifying Black voices.
Join us on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. for a virtual event with Times journalists reflecting on being Black while documenting this moment in history. Assistant Managing Editor Angel Jennings will host a discussion with Tyrone Beason, Makeda Easter, LZ Granderson and Erika D. Smith. You can register at Eventbrite. We hope you will be part of this important conversation.
In the meantime, here are a few stories over the last year that have resonated with our communities:
Black Californians Making History
You can follow and read the work of some of our Black journalists:
Joining us soon:
- Donovan X. Ramsey will cover Black Los Angeles starts next week.
- Marissa Evans, a Metro healthcare reporter focused on communities of color, will start next month.
Thank you for supporting our journalism as we honor Black History and celebrate Black storytellers.
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