Arianne Edmonds is a 5th generation Angeleno and founder of the J.L. Edmonds Project, an initiative dedicated to preserving the legacy of The Liberator newspaper & Black Angeleno history and culture. She’s curated exhibitions and produced public programming about early 20th century Black history, journalism, genealogy, memory, and legacy for cultural institutions, including the California African American Museum, Los Angeles Public Library and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Her writing and research was featured in the Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times | 1619 Project. She is currently the director of Nous Tous Community Gallery in Downtown LA and consults on national creative programs for the U.S. Census Bureau Open Innovation Lab.