Roots of Community: African American Activism in Santa Barbara

December 1, 2008 - February 11, 2009

Exhibit posterThis year’s winter exhibit focused on the African American leaders of Santa Barbara and their legacy of activism for civic improvement, equity, and social justice. Their many decades of selfless dedication contributed to the betterment of Santa Barbara, lifting the quality of life for many of our citizens.

The exhibit included historical photographs, letters, documents, and ephemera from throughout Special Collections.