Shadow boxes shed light on African American history: Scenes featuring pocket-size furniture and dolls aim to show both the dark and bright sides of black history. The miniature museum travels through L.A. classrooms and will soon have a permanent home in Leimert Park Village.
Photo:   “Terror by Night” is the title of this shadow box by Karen Collins. It illustrates the role of the KKK in black history. View more of her work at the photo gallery. Credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Shadow boxes shed light on African American history: Scenes featuring pocket-size furniture and dolls aim to show both the dark and bright sides of black history. The miniature museum travels through L.A. classrooms and will soon have a permanent home in Leimert Park Village.

Photo: “Terror by Night” is the title of this shadow box by Karen Collins. It illustrates the role of the KKK in black history. View more of her work at the photo gallery. Credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

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