Jarrette Fellows, Jr. is Publisher and Editor of Compton Herald. He attended junior and senior high school in Compton, and is an alumnus of California State University, Los Angeles.
The research, soul immersion, writing, and the engaging feedback received from numerous readers made this series one of the most rewarding journalistic endeavors of
African slaves brought culinary traditions that eventually infused a rich tradition called Afro-Mex cuisine.
Zambo is a term of Spanish origin describing Latin Americans of mixed African and Amerindian racial descent.
The legacy of Mexican California's final governor is enshrined in street names, schools, parks, and businesses across Southern California.
The original pobladores were rewarded by the provincial Mexican government for their sacrifice and hardship in helping forge Pueblo de Los Angeles