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Whether it’s for workers’ rights, renters, or fighting the KKK, Leanna Noble has been a veteran of all things organizing. She’s also a speaker for this year’s People’s State of the City.

PODCAST: For 40+ years, Leanna Noble has been organizing her fellow renters and workers in Long Beach and beyond

Feb. 11, 2020 / By
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Whether it’s for workers’ rights, renters, or fighting the KKK, Leanna Noble has been a veteran of all things organizing. She’s also a speaker for this year’s People’s State of the City.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Black is Beautiful movement began. Both men and women stopped straightening their hair and wore afros to show that black hair was not inherently ugly. This style was also a representation of black beauty and was meant to eradicate the idea that black people had to live up to eurocentric standards.

Celebrating My Crown with Confidence & Compliments

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The journey to re-loving my natural hair.

North Long Beach’s Housing History Reexamined as Residents Plan a New Future

Feb. 7, 2020 / By
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Housing justice and health take center stage as residents reimagine North Long Beach’s future.