This Village Of Black Artists Has Been A Semi-Secret Creative Haven For 50 Years

St. Elmo Village, a free-spirited arts education complex, has been transformed into one of Los Angeles' under-recognized Black arts hubs.

The hub has a long history of activism and has been a space for people who could grieve and brainstorm ways to mobilize activists.

Artist and activist Patrisse Cullors transformed the space into a safe, creative hub where it spawned the National Black Lives Matter movement.

Muralist and photographer Roderick Sykes and his uncle, visual artist Rozzell Sykes, built St. Elmo Village.

St. Elmo Village is a living, thriving testament to the 1970s Black Arts Movement. It has enabled many artists and writers to experience an alternative, creative space. The hub, for its long-term survival, is planning on funding, leadership and renovation.

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