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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lynell George Moving back and forth from Los Angeles to San Francisco, this essay travels back in time to an imported experience of African American culture that came to the West Coast. Part of a familial culture, which converged with this place amidst the streets, and trees, and family heirlooms...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 37–45.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: colonization by the Spanish, the post-Gold Rush Anglo takeover, agriculture giving way to suburban development, the African American migration to Oakland, and contemporary gentrification. The author positions the current wave of gentrification and displacement in his neighborhood and city in the context of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 76–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Carolyn Finney; Rue Mapp Carolyn Finney and Rue Mapp talk with Boom editor Jon Christensen about their work with people, diversity, and nature in California. They discuss the mistaken perception that African Americans are disconnected from nature, and the opportunities and challenges in putting...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... California story is that of an African American migrant who moves out west, where he meets a Chicana Angelena and starts a family—in the tradition of Cali-mestizaje—then stays for the higher quality of life, for the freedom to raise his children and live as an artist, further developing and fully expressing...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Permissions website, http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 soul food Oakland African-American chef gentrification 18 boomca l i f o r n i a . c om Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 2, Number 3, pps 18 24. ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2012 by the Regents of the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... G E O R G E is a Los Angeles based photographer, journalist, and essayist. She has written for KCET s Artbound, the Los Angeles Times, the L.A. Weekly, and she taught journalism at Loyola Marymount University. She is the author of No Crystal Stair: African Americans in the City of Angels (Verso...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... years ago, journalists and demographers questioned the future of black San Fran- cisco (and now African Americans comprise only 6 percent of the city s population).5 As one of the first big Latino cities of the US West, San Francisco is becoming so eco- nomically inhospitable that it is in danger of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... about a fill, make fun of their language, or accuse them of talking about customers in Vietnamese. Nail tech- nicians say sadly that their work isn t always appreciated, but men seem to love the pampering. Minh s cousin s favor- ite customer in Corona is an African American construction worker who comes...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... hall Romare Bearden civic conflict Berkeley Art Museum D’Army Bailey Ira Simmons African-American experience Berkeley The City and its People by Romare Bearden. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. lauren kroiz Relocating Romare Bearden s Berkeley Capturing Berkeley s...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Wanda Coleman, as a response to the LA riots in 1992. I have long admired Sesshu s work, especially Atomik Aztex. While I grew up in African American/Japanese American neighborhoods in Central LA and the Westside, Sesshu grew up on the Eastside with the Mexican and Latino folks pressing up against the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and philosophically about design, about the practicality of that exercise. Hood: You know, being an African American male, I had to find a way to find myself in art. I needed a tangible way to be part of the conversation. And I feel that I really got that at Berkeley; when I was a student, I heard...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 98–103.
Published: 01 June 2016
... resurgence of Black student organizing in the era of #BlackLivesMatter. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Prison divestment Afrikan Black Coalition social movements #BlackLivesMatter Black Americans African Americans student activism University of California Members...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... regulate construction and land use coalesced, many of the well-intentioned early reformers who sought to improve the conditions of working people were pushed to the sidelines as the drive for zoning became more about excluding people, namely immigrants and African Americans.2 California cities had long...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... politicians, and gave birth to a politically active evangelicalism that promoted links between conservative politics and conservative evan- gelism. We are at Ground Zero noted political scientist James L. Taylor.13 African American migration to California in the 1940s overlapped with the westward migration...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... across northern and southern California, including younger and older Californian Muslims, married couples (together and separately), divorced Californian Muslims (some with mul- tiple divorces behind them), and Californian Muslims of African American, Arab, European, Latino, South Asian, Southeast Asian...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 2015 megachurches American evangelicals Mariners Orange County Mavuno Kenyan evangelicals Kent Beshore Laurie Beshore Christian Mungai Kenya Orange County jim hinch A New African Revival Comes to Orange County The postcolonial cosmopolitan future of evangelism Saturday mornings, as the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... public schools. The GI Bill shaped our fortunes. Just as we benefited from certain racial privileges, we also stood on the shoulders of African Americans who fought for civil rights and political empowerment. I got a job working for Mayor Art Agnos even though I never studied political science. I was a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 104–108.
Published: 01 December 2015
... responsibility Iman Hamze Sophomore Iman Hamze is a nineteen-year-old Bay Area native. A first-generation American, her mother is South African and her father is Lebanese. She was raised Muslim. Part of what attracted Hamze to Zaytuna was the chance to study Arabic intensively. She eventually wants to teach the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 81–85.
Published: 01 September 2015
... cover for the rest of my life: the catalysts and challenges and patterns of social change. Consider the shooting of Michael Brown and other unarmed African American men at the hands of police. As the sci-tech correspondent, I d typically be sidelined in a story like that. Our coverage of his shooting...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 90–97.
Published: 01 September 2015
... species, just not that old. At the time, they were examin- ing the 140-year-old skin of the last quagga, an African horse, to prove it the zebra s closest relative. A similar test proved the extinct and flightless New Zealand moa unrelated to the also-flightless kiwi. And paleontologists were beginning to...