By Precinct Reporter News

October 13, 2022 – A powerful retrospective that spotlights a century of struggles and achievements of Black Inland communities will be unveiled at the opening of the new Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California (CRIISC) on Saturday, October 22.

“Still I Rise: The Black IE Fight for Justice” is an immersive exhibition of curated and scaled images, historical archives and personal stories. Show materials span the story of the period from the late 1800s, when Klan terror and Jim Crow drove thousands of Black people from the Deep South to California, where they fought discrimination to create better opportunities for themselves and their families.

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