Save First Baptist Church of Venice

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First Bpatist Church of venice
Get background and FAQs on the plight of the First Baptist Church. Find out how you can help save this historic African-American landmark and help recover and preserve this space as a community resource.
Ben Affleck First Baptist Church of Venice
Venice, CA— Ben Affleck attended the Abbot Kinney march in early June. Save Venice members engaged him in conversation and got a picture with him which catapulted our fight in the national spotlight.

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
Rare booklet from 1985 highlighting the 75th anniversary of the historic First Baptist Church of Venice
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