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Venice, CA Church Fight

Our group gathers every Sunday from 1pm-3pm at the First Baptist Church of Venice (685 Westminster Ave.  Venice 90291) to bring awareness to the imminent danger our historic African-American landmark is facing. We gather in a good way to evoke positive vision and and strategize on ways to protect this endangered cultural and spiritual landmark.

Venice Natives Fight to Protect Black History Landmark from Penske Family Mega-Mansion

Venice, CA— Multi-generational residents fight to protect historical African-American landmark from being turned into a mega-mansion for the Penske family.
Venice, CA Black History Gallery
A growing photo collection of Black History in Venice, California. Feel free to email us any photos you may have.
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First Bpatist Church of venice
A rare booklet from 1985 highlighting the 75th anniversary of the historic First Baptist Church of Venice
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