Jordan Bretzfelder, a UCLA doctoral student, proposed the idea while completing a summer internship at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.
Marissa López’s app, “Picturing Mexican America,” will display archival images of 19th century Mexican L.A. connected to the user’s location.
UCLA’s Robin D. G. Kelley called him “among the most prolific and brilliant historians of any generation.”
Gidra, which began at UCLA’s Campbell Hall in 1969, helped fill a media void by providing detailed historical context as well as personal narratives.
UCLA sociologist Karida Brown says the next and more important step is to protect voting rights and support reparations and anti-racist policies.
UCLA’s Eddie Cole says the full history of how enslaved Black people in the U.S. became free is not a feel-good story, which makes it vital to understanding history.
Both will contribute to the library’s collection relating to Latin American social and cultural history.
UCLA’s archive of the groundbreaking newsmagazine provides historical context and understanding.
The renowned concert pianist and UCLA professor reflects on how music helped her connect more deeply with her Jewish heritage.
The UCLA-led project is part of Mapping Jewish L.A., a partnership between the Leve Center, community archives.
UCLA’s Karen Umemoto and David Yoo discuss the United States’ long history of racism and exclusion.
UCLA experts say while it’s a positive step, real progress on countering stereotypes and building equity domestically and around the world will take much more work.
Filmmaker Ann Kaneko found connections between Indigenous communities, the camp and their shared experience of forced removal.
The acting chair of UCLA’s theater department covers the subject from 1619 to the present.
Redmond lent her voice to a four-part documentary series called “By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of ‘Godfather of Harlem.’”
The Center for Oral History Research’s special website documents more than a dozen business owners’ stories of success, challenges and perspectives on history.
UCLA alumna Janna Ireland finds hidden beauty in her book “Regarding Paul R. Williams: A Photographer’s View.”
These 10 titles span from unique anthologies to spotlights on civil rights activists to celebrations of exceptional artists and other topics.
Records contain correspondence the UCLA alumnus sent to King during the Civil Rights era and Bunche’s reflections on King’s assassination.
UCLA faculty share their thoughts on King’s provocative rhetorical inquiry during a time that has tested our institutions and selves in unprecedented ways.
UCLA Film & Television Archive is home to more than 100 materials featuring the civil rights icon.
Johnson, who won a gold medal in the decathlon in 1960 and later helped found the Special Olympics, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks.
UCLA anthropology professor Jason De León is raising awareness about the stories of the people who migrate across the Sonoran Desert between Mexico and the U.S.
Shannon Speed, director of UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center, notes that for the first time there are mainstream calls to finally address structural inequality.
A UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy report tracks the state’s history of restricting and expanding the franchise.