'Black in Mayberry' premieres in El Segundo despite bomb threat

Eight days before the premiere of a film sharing the stories of Black residents in the city of El Segundo, a terrorist threat was sent to the event's producers: stop the screening, or your event will be bombed.

The producers behind "Black in Mayberry" — a reference to the town's idyllic "Mayberry-by-the-Sea" nickname — weren't cowed, and many as 40 people joined an impromptu march down El Segundo's Main Street to the film's premiere.


"It's not about the threat, but the...