California Humanities

UNLADYLIKE2020’s short film about civil rights leader Charlotta Spears Bass is screening as part of the California Humanities’ California On The Ballot virtual event on Thursday, February 25. Hear seldom-told stories of struggles for voting rights and representation, from suffrage to civil rights and more, in a conversation about the past, present, and future of electoral engagement in California.

Moderator Susan D. Anderson, History Curator and Program Manager of the California African American Museum, and an interviewee in our Bass short, leads a conversation with 5 archivists from across the state of California, as each tells the story of one artifact from their electoral collections. The panelists include: Angela Brinskele from the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives; Frances Kaplan from the California Historical Society; Sean Dickerson from the African American Museum & Archive at Oakland; Tamara Martin from the California State Archives; and Xaviera Flores from the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

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  • February 25, 2021
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST


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