Film and Media

Raymond Lewis L.A. Legend

“The documentary film “Raymond Lewis: LA Legend,” produced by Dean Prator and Kamilah Lewis, and directed by Ryan Polomski, chronicles Lewis’ history and legacy.

Dr. Anthony Samad, executive director of the Mervyn Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute, aided the filmmakers with a grant through a historical recovery project initiative.

Respect My Crown

Executive Producer: Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute

With who’s who interviews from the worlds of politics, community activism, organized labor, and the judicial system, this is a 170-year herstory chronicling the struggles and sacrifices of Black women seeking equity while battling race and gender barriers in pursuit of equality and political power in the State of California.