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Department of History

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October 2022

History Associates: “Prioritizing the Preservation of Black Legacies in Santa Barbara”

October 19 @ 5:30 pm
East Side Library, Montecito Street, East Side Library, 1102 E Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States

This presentation will walk through Santa Barbara’s recently completed African American Historic Context Statement on how the built history of a community plays a role in helping uplift African-American and Black people today. This is a unique collaboration of social justice leaders and historic preservation specialists in Santa Barbara who worked to compile Santa Barbara’s Black history—one overlooked for decades. The historic context statement examines the history of Santa Barbara’s African-American and Black community through historic buildings. It identifies buildings…

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