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    By Dianne Anderson Black past and present are at the crossroads of something better for the future of the Long Beach African American Cultural Center, which now stands small, but tall, and packs a lot of knowledge. Darick Simpson, the center’s president, said they hope to grow bigger in their mission and in location to ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Music and history are synonymous to classical aficionado John Malveaux, whose epic concert venues demonstrate that one story can’t be told without the other. Many people assume Black classical connections followed emancipation, but Black composers go back much further in time, starting with the highly sought-after musician Chevalier de Saint-Georges of African ...