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December 7, 2022
Wednesday
  • Africa400 with Mama Tomiko and Baba Ty presents “No Love For Black Boys” Part 3 Profiles the Silverback Society

  • Dec 7, 2022 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: HANDRadio, https://handradio.org
  • Description:

    On the Wednesday, December 7, 2022 edition of Africa400, show hosts Sis. Tomiko and Bro. Ty welcome Gregory Rattler Jr., Executive Director of the Silverback Society, a New Orleans, Louisiana-based organization that brings men together to act as mentors, or “jenoch” (plural of jegna”), providing critical rites of passage learning to young Black boys.  This will be the third of Africa400’s series of programs profiling efforts to bring healing and education to young Black males.  The series is titled “No Love For Black Boys”, though during these important shows Sis. Tomiko and Bro. Ty are introducing us all to organizers and activists who truly do possess and demonstrate their love for Black Boys.

    Africa400 can be heard every Wednesday at 3:00 PM (Eastern Time, United States) on HANDRadio (https://handradio.org).  After the show airs, listeners can check out archived shows on the Web sites for KUUMBAReport Online (https://kuumbareport.com), KUUMBAEvents (https://kuumbaevents.com) and the

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September 10, 2022
Saturday
  • Remembrance and Celebration of the life of Kathy Boudin: Saturday, Sept. 10

  • Sep 10, 2022 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Riverside Church, Harlem, NY
  • Description:

    Dear Family and Friends, 
    Here is the invite to the September 10th remembrance of Kathy.

     I'm writing in the hopes that many of you will join us for a remembrance and celebration of our dear Kathy Boudin on Saturday September 10th in New York.  Please feel free to share this with friends and colleagues of Kathy. 
     
    You can rsvp here:  https://rememberingkb.eventbrite.com
     
    Our beloved Kathy Boudin died on May Day 2022 with her son Chesa Boudin and her life partner David Gilbert by her side. After a seven-year fight with cancer she died surrounded by lifelong friends and family members.

    Kathy lived an incredible life and leaves behind a living legacy of justice, community and care. So many of us are lucky to be a part of the vast constellation of community that Kathy wove throughout her life and we hope that you will join us to remember and to celebrate her.

    You can read more about the life and legacy of Kathy Boudin here.


    The remembrance and celebration is being held o

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  • Tags: riverside church, kathy boudin
June 24, 2022
Friday
June 22, 2022
Wednesday
  • BROOKLYN JAZZ KITCHEN presents ROME NEAL & HIS QUARTET

  • Jun 22, 2022 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Location: 177 VANDERBILT AVENUE (MYRTLE & WILLOUGHBY AVENUES) BROOKLYN, NY 11205
  • Description:

    BROOKLYN JAZZ KITCHEN
    presents

    ROME NEAL & HIS QUARTET
     

    ROME NEAL, JAZZ VOCALIST

    with

    MAMIKO WATANABE (P),
    RASHIIM SAHU (B),
    PHIL YOUNG (DS),
    PATIENCE HIGGINS (S)

    SPECIAL GUESTS

     

    177 VANDERBILT AVENUE

    (MYRTLE & WILLOUGHBY AVENUES)

    BROOKLYN, NY 11205

     

    WED, JUNE 22, 2022

    8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT

     

    $10 COVER $15 FOOD/DRINK MIN

    Reservations: www.brooklynmusickitchen.com

    Advance tickets: Eventbrite

     

    Rome Neal has performed at Town Hall on Broadway, Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Room, The Museum of the City of New York, Lenox Lounge, Joe’s Pub, Saint Nick’s Pub, Minton’s Playhouse,966 Jazz,The Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Neal is a multi-award winning actor/director and producer and is the Artistic Theatre Director of the Nuyorican Poets Café theatre. Neal’s film credits include Michael Almereyda’s “HAMLET” with Ethan Hawke,  Spike Lee’s “SUMMER OF SAM”, “Do The Right Thing” NetFlix’s “She Gotta Have It”, Malcolm X,  and Leon Ichaso’s “PINERO” with Benjamin Bratt

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  • Tags: jazz, rome neal, brooklyn
June 18, 2022
Saturday
  • Juneteenth Celebration, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota

  • Jun 18, 2022 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
  • Location: Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
  • Description:

    Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

    The City of Brooklyn Center will be celebrating Juneteenth through two new events:

    Juneteenth Golf Tournament

    Friday, June 17th at Centerbrook Golf Course.

    Registration Form

    Tournament includes 9 holes, shirt, meal, non-alcoholic beverage and chance for $10,000 prize on series putting contest. 

    $75 per person. Team shotgun tee times: 12:30pm or 3pm. Individual tee times: 5:30pm.

    Juneteenth Celebration

    Saturday, June 18th 11am - 7pm at Centennial Park.

    Join us for a family friendly day filled with entertainment food, vendors, art activities, power bungee, lawn games, teen activities, Covid-19 vaccines, face painting and more!

    1:00 - Reenactment of a Negro League Baseball game

    Entertainment L

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  • Tags: juneteentr, brooklyn center, minnesota
June 17, 2022
Friday
  • Juneteenth Rally and March for Reparations - hosted by People's Organization for Progress

  • Jun 17, 2022 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Lincoln Monument, New Jersey
  • Description:

    SAY THE WORD ‘REPARATIONS’

     

              On Friday, June 17th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host its annual Juneteenth March for Reparations.

              Participants will rally at the Lincoln Monument at 12 noon.

              This is the second year that P.O.P. is co-hosting this march with the NJ Institute of Social Justice (NJISJ) and a host of other organizations.

              Last year, Juneteenth was declared a national holiday. Juneteenth is a celebration to mark the end of slavery in Texas in 1865. That state’s slaveholding class withheld the end of slavery  with the Emancipation Proclamation of January 1, 1863 from its Black population. It was not until Union troops effectively occupied Texas at the end of the Civil War that that state’s Black population was emancipated on June 19, 1865.

              In recent years, Juneteenth has been embraced by AfricanAmericans nationally as a day to celebrate the end of slavery and to unite on the call for Reparations.

              Last ye

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  • Juneteenth NY Presents The 13th Annual Juneteenth NY Festival 2022 from Friday, June 17th – Sunday, June 19th

  • Jun 17, 2022 to Jun 19, 2022
  • Location: Live and Virtual
  • Description:

     

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    The 13th Annual Juneteenth NY Festival - one of New York’s biggest and longest-running annual events commemorating America’s newest federal holiday – returns for a three-day celebration, kicking off virtually on Friday, June 17th and then for in-person gatherings in Brooklyn on Saturday, June 18th and Sunday, June 19th. The Juneteenth NY Festival was created in an effort to advance the economic and cultural arts in underserved communities and in support of small, Black-owned businesses. With this year’s theme spotlighting “Unity in the Black Family Unit,” the weekend will feature the best in Black culture and will include an array of live performances, exhibitions, authentic local cuisine, wellness and other family fun activities.

    On Friday (June 17), the Festival launches with a day of virtual offerings including a series of panel discussions centered around building up health and wealth within the Black family and in the Black community. Panels will be led by Sun River Health, Liv

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  • Tags: juneteenth
June 4, 2022
Saturday
  • NEWLIFE Expo - Hauppauge, Long Island

  • Jun 4, 2022 to Jun 5, 2022
  • Location: Hauppauge, Long Island
  • Description:

    NEWLIFE Expo in Hauppauge, Long Island

    Saturday, June 4th from 10am -7pm

    Sunday, June 5th from 10am -7pm

     

    Hello New Yorkers. We want our NYC Newlifers who have missed us for two years to experience our new venue on Long Island on June 4-5. As an incentive, show us your train ticket when you arrive and you will receive FREE TICKETS FOR THE WEEKEND. If you decide to stay overnight at the beautiful Hyatt Regency (with their golfclub next door), the nightly fee is only $189 if you use this code https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/HAUPP/G-EXPB. Book now because this offer is limited.

    When the mandates are definitely lifted for awhile, we will be back. Until then I invite you to enjoy your favorite speakers, exhibitors, each other and the extra surprises in store for you. Since these free weekend tickets are limited, please email mark@newlifemag.com and say "Yes, am coming to NEWLIFE Expo in Long Island!" to let me know you are coming,

     

    NEWLIFE EXPO LOCATION - JUNE 4-

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  • Tags: newlife, expo
May 23, 2022
Monday
May 22, 2022
Sunday
April 4, 2022
Monday
  • The People’s Organization for Progress hosts ‘The Million People’s March for Voting Rights’ to mark the 54th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King

  • Apr 4, 2022 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: The Lincoln Monument, 12 Springfield Av Newark
  • Description:

    On Monday, April 4, 2022, the People’s Organization for Progress will host ‘The Million People’s March for Voting Rights’ to mark the 54th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

              Participants will march from the Lincoln Monument, 12 Springfield Av Newark.

              The march will take place at 5pm

              There will be a press conference at 4pm.

              Organizers are calling for the march in the spirit of the epic Million Man March, the country’s largest national mobilization of its kind, and in the spirit of its own Million People’s March Against Police Brutality in 2015, a march that drew thousands of participants from all over the northeastern seaboard and was called Newark’s largest protest march at the time.

              In its first pre-march meeting, a call was made to secure the endorsements of 100 participating organizations “as soon as possible.”  Among the first to do so are Salvation And Social Justice, NJ Black Issues Convention, the Loca

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  • Tags: voting rights, martin luther king, newark, lawrence hamm, pop
April 2, 2022
Saturday
  • Congolese Dance & Drum Classes Every Saturday, The Malonga Center, Oakland, CA

  • Apr 2, 2022 at 4:00pm to Dec 31, 2022 at 5:30pm
  • Location: The Malonga Casquelourd Center for The Arts. Oakland
  • Description:

    Congolese Dance Every Saturday | 1-2:30pm @The Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Oakland, CA

     

    Greetings Community!

     

    We hope that this Spring season finds you in full bloom. Just a gentle reminder to join Fua Dia Congo every Saturday for dance and drum classes at The Malonga Casquelourd Center for The Arts in Oakland! Our current schedule is as follows:

     

    Congolese Drumming w/ Kiazi Malonga

    Saturdays at 11:30a-1:00p

    Fee: $20

    (Limited number of drums available for use during class, to reserve email: Malonga@gmail.com)

     

    Congolese Dance with Muisi-kongo Malonga

    & Live Drumming by Kiazi Malonga & More!

    Saturdays: 1-2:30pm

    Fee: $15

     

    Please be advised masks and social distancing are observed. As of February 1, 2022, the City of Oakland's vaccination mandate requires that all Malonga Center patrons 12 years old and up must provide proof of vaccination. Please be prepared to present your proof of vaccination to Malonga Center staff upon request. Matondo (Than

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  • Tags: congolese, drum classes, oakland, dance claces, congo
April 1, 2022
Friday
  • 1st Annual Gil Scott-Heron Bronx Community Teach-in & Peace Party

  • Apr 1, 2022 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: The Gil Scott-Heron Amphitheater located in St. Mary’s Park, Bronx
  • Description:

    What: 

    1st Annual Gil Scott-Heron Bronx Community Teach-in & Peace Party 

     

    When: 

    Friday April 1, 2022 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm 

     

    Where:  

    The Gil Scott-Heron Amphitheater located in St. Mary’s Park

    146th St. & St. Ann’s Ave. Bronx, New York 

     

    Person of Contact:  

    Martha Sea   bcatsea@gmail.com

    Bro. Shep  (929) 270-9241

     

    Details: 

    - free event (rain or shine) 

    - an educational event (no vendors or solicitors) 

    - bring a cushion or chair for seating or enjoy natural flat-rock seats of the amphitheater 

    - bring your own refreshments/snacks (no alcohol) 

    - a family friendly event with children's activities provided by the NYC Parks Department & Betances Community Center

     

    Schedule:

    4:00 pm-5:00 pm - DJ Stevie Dee-Bee Plays The Music Of Gil Scott-Heron

    5:00 pm-6:00 pm - Program & Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron 

    6:00 pm-7:00 pm - Gil's 73rd Birthday Celebration Open Poetry Mic

     

    -bring good vibes and come celebrate Gil’s 73rd birthday! 

     

     

     

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  • Tags: gil scott-heron, bronx, nyc parks
February 17, 2022
Thursday
  • The People’s Organization for Progress will host a memorial roundtable to mark the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X

  • Feb 17, 2022 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Newark and Facebook Live
  • Description:

     

    On Thursday, February 17th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host a memorial roundtable to mark the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X at their weekly general assembly meeting. Participants include Prof. Kelly Harris, Chair of Seton Hall University’s Africana Studies Program`, Prof. Todd Burroughs co-editor of A Lie Of Reinvention:Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X, poet organizer Zayid Muhammad of the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee, and Prof. emeritus William Sales, author of the critically acclaimed From Civil Rights To Black Liberation: Malcolm X And The Organization Of AfroAmerican Unity.

              It will take place at 7pm and will be ‘Livestreamed’ on the People’s Organization for Progress Facebook page...

     

              For more information about the work of the People’s Organization for Progress, please call 973 801 0001..

    THE PEOPLE'S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS

    PO BOX 22505

    NEWARK, NJ 07101

    973 801 0001

    www.njpop.org

    CONTACT: LAWRENCE HAMM

    February 1

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  • Tags: newark, malcolm x, people's organization for progress
January 29, 2022
Saturday
January 10, 2022
Monday
  • Dance with Dr. Akua Gray in Ghana!

  • Jan 10, 2022 to Feb 5, 2022
  • Location: Ghana
  • Description:

    A Life Of Peace Wellness Education Institute, Inc.

    Rhythms of Ghana Dance-Fitness Experience 2022 

    w/ AFRIMUDA Foundation Guest Students Program (GSP)

     

    The Guest Students Program offers opportunity to students and lovers of African music and dance to acquire or upgrade their artistic skills in African rhythms and movements. At AFRIMUDA, we have able and professional instructors who are capable of helping you to play intricate African rhythms with ease. Learn Ghana Traditional dance with AFRIMUDA dance instructors who will provide you the skills and experience to become proficient in dance techniques with easy movements in multiple dances such as Tokpei, Kpatsa, Obolo, Bima and more!

    We have designed courses to suit every level. There are courses for beginners, courses for intermediary level and courses for advance level.

     

    You can choose between either a 2 week or 4 week experience which includes all classes, lodging, 2 meals/day, airport transfers, and group site seeing.

     

    2 Week E

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December 26, 2021
Sunday
 
December 18, 2021
Saturday
  • Queens, NY: Bring your children to CEMOTAP's Kwanzaa Celebration

  • Dec 18, 2021 from 2:00pm to 2:45pm
  • Location: Queens, NY
  • Description:

    Due to COVID Plandemic  this will be an abbreviated ceremony. Doors Open at 2 PM Children may, at their parents discretion,  sign greeting Cards to U.S. Held Political Prisoners and POWs.  Masks Must be worn and attendees must keep 6 feet apart.  . There will be a Gift Give Away  (Zawadi )Give  at 2::30 Sharp. Dismissal will be at 2:45 Sharp 

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December 11, 2021
Saturday

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