Past Events (1421)

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November 20, 2021
Saturday
October 16, 2021
Saturday
  • The Association for the Study of Classical African Civilization's, ASCAC's, Eastern Region to Host Its Annual Conference

  • Oct 16, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Description:

    In the continued struggle to free Afrikan people from the vestiges of white supremacy and systematic racism, ASCAC's Eastern Region will be hosting its annual conference on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm eastern standard time. The theme is the following: "LIBERATING OUR HEARTS AND MINDS THROUGH THE WISDOM OF OUR ANCESTORS: BUILDING FOR ETERNITY." ASCAC's Eastern Regional Conference will fall on a historic day in the struggle for Black liberation. Twenty-six years ago, on October 16, 1995, the largest gathering of Afrikan people took place in the history of America. It was called the Million Man March. The event was organized by the leader of the Nation of Islam-the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan.

    Due the coronavirus pandemic, ASCAC's Eastern Regional Conference will be completely on zoom. The link to use to participate in the conference is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3483...

    The conference will feature ASCAC's committed and consist members such as the following l

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October 8, 2021
Friday
  • New Jersey - Support 'The Long March for Justice: For Police Accountability, Social Justice And Economic Progress'

  • Oct 8, 2021 to Oct 16, 2021
  • Location: Montclair to Trenton, NJ
  • Description:

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    On Friday, October 8th, Lawrence Hamm, the founding chairman of the People’s Organization for Progress, will begin what he is calling ‘The Long March for Justice: For Police Accountability, Social Justice And Economic Progress.’

              Hamm, a decorated long distance runner in high school who has also run several marathons in the 90s, will march from Montclair to Trenton, a 67 mile trek for each of his 67 years.

              The march will begin at11am at the intersection of Church Street and Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. He expects to reach Trenton on Saturday, October 16th.

              The March was originally going to begin on October 11th.

              The march will call for a broad range of reforms ranging from police reform to federal voting rights protections to a $15 minimum wage and beyond. The passage of key police reform bills, led by the Civilian Review Board Bill A4656 put forward by Assemblywoman Angela McKnight mandating strong civilian review boards for any community who

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August 16, 2021
Monday
  • National Black Theatre presents "Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments" of series of state violence that plagued the USA

  • Aug 16, 2021 at 7:00pm to Aug 23, 2021 at 8:30pm
  • Location: Vimeo On Demand
  • Description:
     
     
    This August, NBT will premiere a powerful production that was first introduced in 2015 following a series of state violence that plagued America, as a radio play. HANDS UP: 7 PLAYWRIGHTS, 7 TESTAMENTS  will have its radio play American premiere directed by Jonathan McCrory, NBT’s Executive Artistic Director. The collection of works, originally created and curated by The New Black Fest under the artistic direction of Keith Josef Adkins, was a response to the police shootings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri among other young Black men and women over the years, including Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice and more. In light of the ongoing unrest in the country, and the current death toll of nearly 1600 black bodies murdered by the cops since Brown’s unforgettable murder, this production will showcase a collection of seven monologues writ
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July 31, 2021
Saturday
  • Don't Miss The 12th Annual Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival, Live or Virtual

  • Jul 31, 2021 to Aug 1, 2021
  • Location: LIVE & FACEBOOK LIVE
  • Description:

    For AADDF 2021, we will have a village experience. Dance classes will be outdoors in the grass. We want to be mindful of the current safety precautions. Join us on Facebook Live if you cant join us in person. Come dance with Youssouf, Djeneba, Solo Sana, Fofie Akoto and others! Come hear some live music and get reconnected with the African Dance Vibe!

     

    In its continued effort to promote the art, culture and traditions of Africa, the Afrikan Djeli Cultural Institute is pleased to present the Atlanta African Dance & Drum Festival, which features a diverse range of music and movement workshops, an African inspired craft market, food vendors, Children’s Camp and finale concert. 

     

    The premiere  festival in the region, The Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival features some of African

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

     

     

     

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July 28, 2021
Wednesday
  • Register For The ACTS of Re-Imagining Workshop on George Floyd Justice in Policing Act vs. the Breathe Act"

  • Jul 28, 2021 at 6:30pm to Jul 29, 2021 at 8:00pm
  • Location: Virtual
  • Description:
     
     
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July 24, 2021
Saturday
  • Join CEMOTAP MINI CONFERENCE ON AMOS WILSON, via Zoom Meeting

  • Jul 24, 2021 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Zoom Meeting
  • Description:

     

     
    LINK TO JOIN Join  CEMOTAP MINI CONFERENCE ON AMOS WILSON Zoom Meeting
     
    Meeting ID: 839 0753 1372
    Passcode: 563962

    Dr. Tyrene Wright, Ph.D.  is the author of the book "Booker T. Washington and Africa:The Making Of A Pan Africanist." She is a scholar, human rights activist, publisher and local TV/radio producer. Dr. Wright is the founder of African Women for Africa, a health literacy organization and Global Africa Press. Currently, Dr. Wright is a host for Community Action Roundtable, a New York Tri-State Area Community Affairs Program on MNN. Dr. Wright teaches African and African American History for the Center for Ethnic Studies at the City University of New York. 
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    Dr Oya Adowa Ma'at  is a scholar and internet broadcaster.  She is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She is a U.S Army veteran who served a total of 8 years. While serving in the
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June 20, 2021
Sunday
  • Braata Folk Singers - Ambassadors Of Caribbean Folk Music - Return to the Stage - Jamaica Performing Arts Centre, Queens, NYC

  • Jun 20, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Location: Jamaica Performing Arts Centre, Queens, NYC
  • Description:

    Ready to rejoin us at the theatre this week? We can’t wait!

    We have a seat with your name on it!

     

    Braata Folk Singers are ready to sing and soothe you back into our new ways of sharing space together, in safety and in celebration! Come down to the Jamaica Performing Arts Centre at 6pm on Sunday June 20th 2021, coinciding with Father’s Day. Make it a family outing!

    Get My ReBIRTH Tickets Now

    Braata Productions is dedicated to giving Caribbean and Caribbean-American artists a platform to showcase their work and talents. Their mission is to transform lives through cultural awareness and the arts and bring Caribbean folk culture, artists, music, stories, movement, and theater into more prominent spaces while providing an opportunity for Caribbean artists to receive greater recognition.

    The Braata Folk Singers are proud ambassadors of Caribbean folk music. Queens County is home to one of the world’s largest communities of Caribbean expatriates in the world.

    Support B
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June 15, 2021
Tuesday
  • Juneteenth and the Premise of a Promise: Dr. Rodney Coates, Miami University

  • Jun 15, 2021 from 3:15pm to 4:00pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:
    • Juneteenth 2021, Dr. Rodney Coates will provide a lecture about this important day in American history. The lecture will be pre-recorded and released on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 2 p.m. This lecture will be free and available to the general public. Directly following this lecture, Dr. Coates has agreed to host a Q&A session for the Miami Community from 3:15 - 4:00 p.m. (EST). Additional information will be forthcoming. Register here. 

    n one day we shall celebrate yet another Juneteenth here in America.  A celebration of what many consider the final end of slavery to blacks in this country.  A celebration that marks the end of slavery, some 2 and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation as federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865.  But as with all historical events, this one is filled with ironies and paradoxes, hopes dashed and dreams unfulfilled.  This event to many represents the duplicity of power, the cruelty of complacency, and the willingness of m

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June 9, 2021
Wednesday
  • 26th Annual AfroSolo Arts Festival - Black Voices: Our Stories, Our Lives. A Juneteenth Celebration

  • Jun 9, 2021 to Jun 20, 2021
  • Location: Streamed Online
  • Description:

    The award-winning AfroSolo Arts Festival presents its 26th Annual Season of Black Voices: Our Stories, Our Lives in a two program format. Program One: June 9-13 and Program Two: June 17-June 20, 2021. Created and  produced by Thomas Robert Simpson, the Festival's mission is to nurture, promote, and present facets of the African American experience through solo performances and the visual arts.

    Program One features the journeys of four formerly incarcerated Black men on their road to recovery and their return to society. Program Two features AfroSolo's founder, Thomas Robert Simpson, as he recounts how his father overcame many struggles as a Black man raising a family in the Jim Crow South.

    This year's Festival takes place On-Demand via AfroSolo's YouTube Channel (programs to be posted in June). To make the performances available to a wide audience, the online event is free of charge. No RSVPs are required.

    AfroSolo Arts Festival
    Program One: June 9-13
    Black Men: Embracing Our Light
    In Coll
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May 1, 2021
Saturday
  • Join the Boricua Contingent of the 2021 MayDay March

  • May 1, 2021 from 3:30am to 3:30pm
  • Location: 123 Allen St, NYC
  • Description:
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    Saturday, May 1st, 2021 @ 11:30am
    Meet us at 123 Allen St.
    (Take the D Train to Grand St.)
     
    Look for the Puerto Rican Flags and The ProLibertad Banner!
    Bring your flags, banners, signs, placards, panderetas, and wear your MASK!
     
    The MayDay Boricua Contingent sponsors (PRELIMINARY LIST):
    The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign, Call to Action on Puerto Rico, El Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño-NYC, El Comite de Solidaridad con los Pueblos de la Iglesia Santa Cruz, El Comite Timon-The People and Families, New York Boricua Resistance... 
     
     
    Why are we Boricuas Marching on May Day?
     
    For a Free and independent Puerto Rico!
     
    To Stop Asian Hate!
     
    To Support all workers in the U.S. and in
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April 10, 2021
Saturday
  • Join Nigerian Composer Bode Omojola at "The Space", as we discuss African operas as a tool to preserve and share African cultural beliefs and traditions

  • Apr 10, 2021 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Virtual
  • Description:

    Join us virtually at "The Space", as we discuss African operas as a tool to preserve and share African cultural beliefs, language, history, music and traditions with the world. This is a free webinar scheduled for Saturday, April 10th, from 5 PM to 6PM EST. Please click the RSVP button below to be a part of our virtual audience.

    RSVP HERE
    Live on Zoom & Facebook (@TheSpaceSeries8)
     
     
    Special Invited Guest

    Bode Omojola

    Bode Omojola is Five College Professor of Music and Chair, Department of Music, Mount Holyoke College. As a Five College Professor, he teaches at all the institutions of the Five College Consortium (Amherst, Hampshire, Smith colleges, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst). A composer and ethnomusicologist, Omojola received his Ph.D. from the University of Leicester, England. His research centers on Yorùbá and African diaspora music, including modern African art music. His awards hav
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March 28, 2021
Sunday
  • PART 3 Optimal Black Health Care During COVID 19

  • Mar 28, 2021 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Link to Zoom Meeting Optimal Black Health Part 3 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87981398123?pwd=L2NlOThYdG9aZklKM0E3TFdtTmZwQT09
  • Description:
    If you asked your doctor. Have you taken the COVID 19 Vaccination you will get a different answer depending on whom you asked. The same is true if you ask the members of our panel in Part 3 of our ongoing discussion on Optimal Black Health Care During The COVID 19 pandemic. Find out why at this free forum sponsored by CEMOTAP NY AND CEMOTAP OHIO on Zoom on Saturday MARCH 28, 2021 AT 2 pm. RSVP by Calling or Texting 347-907-0629 or emailing Bashlefi@gmail.com
    ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS
    DR BARBARA J. JUSTICE, MD
    Dr. Justice began her career in medicine as a surgeon in New York City. After several years as a practicing surgeon, she decided to enter the field of Psychiatry and received training in a
    Fellowship program at UCLA. She is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with training in all aspects of psychiatry and the law. Dr. Justice has a broad experience testifying in criminal and civil cases and has been deposed extensively from 300 to 400 times. She has also testified frequently as mental he
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March 27, 2021
Saturday
March 25, 2021
Thursday
  • Join the International Women's History Month conversation with Laura Whitehorn, Siwatu Salama Ra, Janet and Janine Africa - four courageous Freedom Fighters

  • Mar 25, 2021 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: virtual
  • Description:
    Join us Thursday, March 25th for an International Women's History Month conversation with four courageous women 
    who have stood up for their lives and their communities.
     
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
     
    • Janet and Janine Africa - the MOVE 9 • Siwatu Salama Ra - Freedom Team Detroit/Grassroots Global Justice • 
    Laura Whitehorn - RAPP (Release Aging People in Prison) • *Plus A Very Special Surprise Speaker!
     
    • Moderated by Aleta Toure' - Parable of the Sower Intentional Community Cooperative, Grassroots Global Justice (GGJ), 
    People's Strike, and AfroSoc 
     
    Register here: bit.ly/DefendOurLives
    Spread the word on Facebook!

    *In the event that registration is full, join via Facebook live
     
    Across the U.S. and the globe, unprecedented health, economic and social crisis is leading to escalating violence against BIPOC communities, 
    often targeting women and TGNC people in particular. Over 10,000 peop
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February 28, 2021
Sunday
February 27, 2021
Saturday
February 26, 2021
Friday

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