Music and art represent the talents of many people and cultures. The Dymally International Jazz & Arts Festival will showcase a wide range of … Read more about Event: 2019 Dymally International Jazz and Arts Festival
Who we are
The brainchild of its namesake, the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute (MDAAPEI) is a non-partisan public policy center at California State University, Dominguez Hills.
The purpose of Institute is to study the history of African American elected officials, business, and community leaders. The MDAAPEI will work to build institutional memory through oral history projects, and to study and debate the effects of public policy on African Americans and the communities in which they live.
Topics we Study
Race & Culture
Politics & Policy
Health & Humanity
Education & Environment
The Campaign for College Opportunity released their annual report on the State of Higher Education for Black Californians in February, 2019. The … Read more about New Report: State of Higher Education for Black Californians
The former estate of Madam C.J. Walker, the nation's first self-made female millionaire and beauty pioneer, will serve as the site of a new think tank … Read more about Madam C.J. Walker’s Mansion to Become Think Tank