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February 22, 2020
  • Be sure to attend "Liberation School: A History of Mass Incarceration", Feb. 22

  • Feb 22, 2020 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: The People's Forum 320 W 37th Street New York, NY
  • Description:



    Join us at the People's Forum for this month's liberation school!


    Liberation School Presents:

    A History of Mass Incarceration Under Capitalism


    Saturday, February 22nd, 2pm

    The People's Forum
    320 W 37th Street
    New York, NY 10018

    While other advanced nations are seeing continual increases to their quality-of-life indices, the only thing the U.S. has managed to consistently increase is its prison population. With a highly segregated education system that relies too heavily on invalid standardized testing and punitive disciplinary tactics, the school-to-prison pipeline is only strengthening for the poor, Black. Further, considering that the crime rate has steadily dropped and stagnated over the past few decades, this makes the negative correlation between declining crime and police militarization, or the rapid expansion of the prison industrial complex much more glaringly apparent and disturbing.

    Come join us for a community discussion on the origins of the carceral state, how its funde

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  • Tags: mass incarceration, school-to-prison pipeline, prison, standardized testing

  • Feb 22, 2020 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location: CEMOTAP CENTER 135-05 Rockaway Boulevard, South Ozone Park Queens Ny 11420
  • Description:


    On Saturday February 22, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. Two Black Writers, Milton Allimadi, Publisher of the Black Star News and Author of the "Hearts of Darkness" and Dr. James McIntosh, Psychiatrist and Author of 'The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald J. Trump will give their predictions for how the complicated Presidential Race of 2020 will play out. They will discuss who will win and what will be the impact of that win on African People. The Program will take Place at CEMOTAP Center located at 135-05 Rockaway Boulevard, South Ozone Park, Queens, NY 11420. Admission is Free. For Further Information Call 347-907-0629


    Welcome to the Impeachment Circus
    By James C. McIntosh, M.D.

    What the world has seen of Donald Trump since 2016, has been Trump in the larval stages. He has been testing the walls of his cocoon since his first days of office. He has heeded minimal advice, bowed to few established conventions and tempered his speech hardly

  • Created by: James McIntosh
February 8, 2020
February 4, 2020
February 1, 2020
December 28, 2019
  • Rockford, IL: Rockford Juneteenth Hosts Apollo Night to Raise Funds for the 30th Anniversary Celebration

  • Dec 28, 2019 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: Apollo Night at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center
  • Description:

    Tommy Meeks, Founder of Juneteenth 1865, announces Apollo Night at the Mendelssohn — an event to raise funds for the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Rockford Juneteenth in 2020. Tickets are now on sale for the December 28th event.

    Hosted by the beautiful Nooney B, the December 28th event, Apollo Night at the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, in Rockford, Illinois is just around the corner. Fundraiser proceeds will benefit the 30th Anniversary Celebration of Rockford Juneteenth in 2020.

    Apollo Night includes cash prizes, music by DJ Rated AG, a special guest appearance by Author Omar Muhammad (The Kids Who Cried Wolf: Roscetti Case), and the infamous money dance.

    The event will be held from 7 pm – 12 am and will offer a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres. Join us for a night of show-stopping performances, followed by music and dancing — as we end the year on a high note.

    Tickets are now on sale for $30. Visit the website ( to purchase tickets or call 815-218-2

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December 16, 2019
  • Atlanta Entrepreneur Summit to Feature Business Pitch Contest for Women Founders

  • Dec 16, 2019 from 3:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location: Hyatt Regency Atlanta
  • Description:

    With a goal to “learn, build and scale,” the Millionaire Mastermind Academy Awards Luncheon and Entrepreneur Summit on Dec. 16 will convene more than 500 business leaders, entrepreneurs and start-ups with a focus on business growth. Featuring more than 500 small business owners and affluent leaders, the Millionaire Mastermind Summit includes workshops on expanding, access to capital, community engagement efforts, contracting opportunities with the U.S. government and support from the U.S. Small Business Administration for startups, as well as a start-up lab for students and emerging entrepreneurs from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

    Recognizing that only 2.2 percent of venture capital funding went to women in 2018, according to the PitchBook, and that less than 0.1 percent of funding has been allocated to black women over the past decade, the summit features an Entrepreneur Pitch Contest, similar to the well-known “Shark Tank” TV show. Applications are open now for women-o

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December 5, 2019
  • Healthy Wealth 101 Seminar and Book Signing

  • Dec 5, 2019 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Afrikan Art Gallery - 800 North Farish Street, Jackson, MS 39202
  • Description:

    Jamaury Norris will take us through his new book, Healthy Wealth 101, as a prelude to your first $1,000,000. Everyone looking for answers to financial literacy questions needs to here at the Afrikan Art Gallery on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6pm. Don't forget to bring your questions and significant other with you.

    Jamaury is available to come to your town as well, just contact Baba Lukata.

  • Created by: Brotha Lukata
November 30, 2019

  • Nov 30, 2019 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location: The CUNY Hub for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Description:
     SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2019

    @ The CUNY Hub for Innovation & Entrepreneurship 
    215 W. 125th Street - Harlem, New York 10027
    (bet. Adam Clayton Powell/Frederick Douglas Boulevards) 
    1:00 PM - 10:00 PM            *Free Admission!
    *Please Note That The Below Panel Times Are Subject To Change So Do Try To "COME ON TIME"
    1:00 PM:  The Doors Are Open
    1:30 PM:  Panel #1 - Sports & Culture In The Community
    2:30 PM:  Panel #2 - Media & News In The Community 
    3:30 PM:  Panel #3 - Education & Schools In The Community 
    4:30 PM:  Panel #4 - Health, Healing & Medicine In The Community 
    5:30 PM:  BREAK TIME (30 minutes)
    6:00 PM:  Panel #5 - Food Security & Economics In The Community
    7:00 PM:  Panel #6 - Land Use & Housing In The Community 
    8:00 PM:  Panel #7 - Police & Prisons In The Community
    9:00 PM:  Closing Reception &

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November 21, 2019
November 14, 2019
October 18, 2019
  • City-Wide NYCHA Residents March Demanding Funding For NYCHA Without Privitization

  • Oct 18, 2019 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Holmes Towers to Gracie Mansion
  • Description:
    3829015225?profile=originalThough there's never a shortage of funding for police, prisons, the military, and tax cuts for the rich, when it comes to investing in public housing, schools, or healthcare, we're always told there's never enough.  In fact, for decades, city, state, and federal governments all slashed funding for HUD and NYCHA, creating major disinvestment, slum-like conditions, and the deficit we see in NYCHA today. 

    Until recently, NYCHA even paid the NYPD $75 million annually out of the NYCHA budget for the NYPD to conduct vertical patrols in NYCHA developments--essentially stealing much-needed funding from NYCHA to pay for the kind of policing that led to the murder of Akai Gurley in 2014. 

    NYCHA is home to over half a million people and an invaluable resource for New York City, as one of the last places working class people, who are the lifeblood of this city, can still afford to live.  The infill plan, and all of NYCHA 2.0, is proof that under capitalism, the government would rather give away
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October 16, 2019
  • Day of the African Equestrian Returns to North Carolina on October 19th in honor of equestrians of African ancestry active in national and international level...

  • Oct 16, 2019 at 2:00pm to Oct 20, 2019 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Harambee Farm
  • Description:

    The 2nd Annual Day of the African Equestrian (DOTAE) will be held on Saturday, October 19th at Harambee Farm – located in the Green Creek Township of Polk County, North Carolina, USA.

    First presented in 2018 as a tribute to Africa based athletes competing in the FEI World Equestrian Games and to pioneering African-American horsemen (active pre-1975), the 2019 DOTAE gala will be staged as an adjunct to the CSI 5* (International Jumping Competition) scheduled for October 16 – 20 at the nearby Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). The Tryon tournament will include qualifying classes for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo (Japan).

    Hosted by The AFRICAN CONNECTIONS Research and Education Fund, Inc. (ACREF), a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization, in association with SportsQuest International, LLC, the evening will honor equestrians of African ancestry active in national and international level pursuits since 1975 - including (but certainly not limited to): Marvin Brangman (Bermuda); Ph

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September 7, 2019
  • Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair - Cornucopia of Culture for All Ages September 7 & 8

  • Sep 7, 2019 at 8:00am to Sep 8, 2019 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Brooklyn Expo Center
  • Description:

    On September 7th and 8th, 2019, the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair will return to the Brooklyn Expo Center for the sixth straight year. Since Brooklyn is a recognized hub of underground culture, this year the Fair will focus on subculture and a number of new trends in collecting. Among the topics are magic, mysticism, witchcraft, underground fanzine culture and more.

    The Fair features 110 dealers displaying over 50,000 items for sale including vintage books, vernacular photography, and rare paper, prints and ephemera – all priced from under $50 to many thousands of dollars. There will be something for everyone – from the seasoned collector to the first-timer.

    But that’s not all. The Fair will also present two exclusive art exhibitions, ten seminars and a free-of-charge appraisal clinic. And proof that Antiquarian Book Fairs are not just for the older set, unique one-of-a-kind items such as a first edition Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, one of only 5,150 copies in wrappers, w

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July 31, 2019
  • Jamaica: Commemorate Emancipation Day (August 1, 1838) with the Spanish Town House of Nyahbinghi

  • Jul 31, 2019 to Aug 1, 2019
  • Description:






    are Commemorating the

    181st Emancipation Day Anniversary

    on August 1st 2019 at the



    The Joint Civic Affairs Committee Function

    will Commence with a Flag Raising Ceremony

    at 9:00am with Their Civic Program

    ending at about 10:45 am.


    The Spanish Town House of Nyahbinghi will

    then Spearhead a PUBLIC GROUNDATION Beginning

    at 11:00 am until the Evening Settings!




    Special Guest Speaker:

    Professor Clinton Hutton!


    The Public is Invited……..

    Admission is FREE!!!


    One Perfect Love!
    Ras Kremlin,
    Chairman of EADUMC.
    Executive Member of:
    Spanish Town House of Nyahbinghi.


    Rastafari Millennium Council
    Kingston Jamaica


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July 27, 2019
  • Be A Part of a Live TV Taping - Bless The Mic Ciphers TV

  • Jul 27, 2019 from 3:00pm to 7:45pm
  • Location: Cafe Metro
  • Description:

    3829015088?profile=originalCome Out and Enjoy the Fun! Guest Receive Great Entertainment and Artists Receive Maximum Exposure!

    A Great Opportunity to Network!



    Bless the Mic Ciphers TV




    The Music Industry Talent Showcase Extravaganza!


    Enjoy Emerging Artists Performing Live for a Syndicated TV taping and Live Streaming!


    Network with Entertainment Industry Professionals!

    (Special Invited Guest Ron Alexander)


    Music by DJ Jazzy Lamel

    Hosted by Kamal Imani & Fashion Model and Singer Idara Atiri


    @ Café Metro

    166 West Englewood Avenue, Teaneck NJ


    Delicious West Indian and Soul Food is Available!


    Saturday Night July 27th, 2019


    Doors Open at 7 PM, Live Taping and Showtime 8PM

    (Come Early and Be a Part of the Live TV Taping!)

    Improvisational/Freestyle Jam Session at end of showcase!


    $20.00 at the Door

    *Artist Receive Maximum Exposure!

    Live Streaming to Facebook, YouTube and Instagram

    Recorded for MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network), BronxNet, Altice (NJ) & More!


    We are accepting R&B, Gospel, Reggae, Spoken Word Poets, Co

  • Created by: Kamal Imani
July 23, 2019
  • His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie Earth Day Celebration

  • Jul 23, 2019 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Sam Sharpe Square
  • Description:

    The Rastafari Cultural Community, The Root, ReggaeTV, combine each year July 23 to celebrate in Sam Sharpe Square

    His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie Earth Day.

    Haile Selassie: Ethiopian Emperor & Rastafari Spiritual leader Celebration of Life forever

    Our goal is to continue spreading Peace and Love throughout the world

    Guest Speakers:      His Worship Mayor Homer Davis

                                          Mr. Shallman Scott

    Regards and love

    The Root Company

    Communication and PR 876-545-7423

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July 20, 2019
  • Re-Visiting Wakanda - The Black Panther

  • Jul 20, 2019 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Afrikan Art Gallery - 800 North Farish Street, Jackson, MS 39202
  • Description:

    What were the lessons you learned from the Black Panther? What lessons do you think some of us missed? Let's Revisit Wakanda and figure them out together.

  • Created by: Brotha Lukata
June 20, 2019
  • Let the Good Times Roll Festival, A Juneteenth Event, to be Held in Shreveport,Louisiana June 21-23

  • Jun 20, 2019 to Jun 23, 2019
  • Location: Downtown Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Description:

    Shreveport, Louisiana's popular Juneteenth festival celebrates African American culture with live music, food vendors and more while raising money for community initiatives.

    The 33rd Annual Let the Good Times Roll Festival, a Juneteenth festival held in downtown Shreveport’s Festival Plaza, will take place June 21-23, 2019. The festival celebrates African American culture and heritage with non-stop live music, arts and crafts vendors, regional food vendors, and more.

    The Let the Good Times Roll Festival is presented by Rho Omega & Friends, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization. A portion of the proceeds raised during the festival will benefit programs including the Omega Lamplighters, a youth leadership program designed to teach young men principles such as leadership, maturity and perseverance. Festival Plaza is located at 101 Crockett Street in downtown Shreveport. Complete details can be found at

    Live music headliners announced to date for the 33rd Annual Let the Go

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