Activism

Justice for Bruce's Beach

Kavon Ward started her advocacy for Bruce’s Beach on Juneteenth, 2020 to shed light on black history in Manhattan Beach, specifically the land stolen from black landowners Willa and Charles Bruce. Kavon has since been quoted in the New York Times, the L.A. Times and a host of other articles. She has interviewed with NPR, 94.7 The WAVE, and a number of other radio stations, to discuss what justice for the Bruce family means and what reparations for black and indigenous people look like as it pertains to America making amends for stealing black and indigenous land.

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Artist

Spoken Word

Kavon's inspiration as a spoken word artist extends from her experiences growing up in Harlem NYC to her time in Washington DC on capitol hIll. Her passion as it relates to social justice issues has afforded her the opportunity to perform for artists such as Common, and it has won her several accolades including The Paul Robeson "Here I Stand" award. Kavon has also won 1st place at the world famous Apollo theater.

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