Uncle Walt Embraces Aunt Jemima

Walt Disney believed in Thomas Jefferson’s empire of liberty, and like Jefferson, normalized the institution of slavery in that vision. ...

Woman's Work and Jim Crow

Orange County has never had a substantial black population, but black people have always been a part of Orange County. Though they did...

Welcome to the OC

The story of Orange County is typically seen as a story of post-war suburbanization. After World War II, new migrants - many veterans who...

"Red" Rogers: Anaheim Pioneer

Whereas narratives of Los Angeles emphasize the continual presence of people of African descent in its history - from Spanish settlement...