The City of Long Beach Public Libraries are not only a resource for information, they are a venue for education, arts and cultural programming. LBCAA/MusicUNTOLD presented a theatrical fundraiser, MULATTO DILEMMA, Juliette Fairley’s one woman show, October 25, 2009, Found Theater to benefit the Long Beach Public Libraries. “Many bi-racial people are caught in between two worlds, tormented by allegiances to both the black community and the larger white society.”
Before the performance, the Long Beach Central Area Association presented Director of Library Services, Glenda Williams, a check for $1,000. President John Malveaux said, “I realize the fundraiser will not make a financial impact, but it demonstrates that the community can play a part to financially support our Libraries.”
COMMUNITY CINEMA, produced by Independent Television Service (ITVS), is a free monthly screening series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series INDEPENDENT LENS. LBCAA/MusicUNTOLD sponsored COMMUNITY CINEMA at Long Beach Main Library-Main Library Auditorium for the 2010-2011, and 2011-2012 seasons.
August 12, 2012, LBCAA/MusicUNTOLD presented CONFEDERATE RECKONING, Stephanie McCurry Ph.D Lecture, Q&A, Book Signing at Long Beach Main Library-Main Library Auditorium. “Although Southern statesmen and generals had built the most powerful slave regime in the Western world, they had excluded the majority of their own people—white women and slaves—and thereby sowed the seeds of their demise”.