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12 Apr

Online 6:30 PM EDT, 3:30 PM PDT

April 12, 2021 To June 28, 2021

6:30 pm To 7:30 pm

Per the organizer: “A Durham Tradition, Live from Hayti’s Chuck Davis Dance Emporium, is BACK! Prepare to travel the African Diaspora in this energetic and culturally rich dance exploration with a Virtual Twist,. Let the movements of the Motherland uplift your soul and jump-start your body. Read more…

19 Apr

Application deadline April 23, 2021 (first phase)

April 19, 2021 To April 23, 2021

12:00 am To 12:00 am

In an effort to create opportunities and recognition for poets and spoken word artists, the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces a call for entries for the inaugural BHERC “Lift Every Voice” (LEV) program. Read more…

21 Apr

Virtual event: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET

April 21, 2021 To April 21, 2021

5:30 pm To 6:30 pm

The author of How to Be an Antiracist, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, the 2020-2021 Book in Common, will participate in a conversation moderated by Dr. Kim Jaxon, Professor of English at Chico State, and Associated Students’ President and Agricultural Science and Education major, Bre Holbert. Read more…

21 Apr

LA Times Facebook page, YouTube, Twitter: 9:00 pm CT/10:00 pm ET

April 21, 2021 To April 21, 2021

7:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Former President Barack Obama will join the Los Angeles Times Community Book Club April 21 to discuss his memoir “A Promised Land” with filmmaker Ava DuVernay In his critically-acclaimed and bestselling memoir, former President Obama takes readers inside his improbable journey: from his political awakening as a freshman at Occidental… Read more…

22 Apr

Virtual event: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET

April 22, 2021 To April 22, 2021

5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with SFJAZZ, will host a special free online-only concert in honor of the 2021 NEA Jazz Masters—Terri Lyne Carrington, Albert “Tootie” Heath, Henry Threadgill and Phil Schaap. Read more…

22 Apr

Virtual event: 10:00 am CT/11:00 am ET

April 22, 2021 To April 23, 2021

8:00 am To 3:30 pm

The Boston Comics in Color Festival (BCICF) is an exciting, family-friendly virtual event for all ages focusing on creators of color and stories by and about people of color. There will be streaming live panels and workshops with working creators. Read more…

22 Apr

African Folktales For Kids (Part 5)recurrences

Online Via Zoom

April 22, 2021 To May 20, 2021

4:00 pm To 4:30 pm

Join us for an interactive series of sessions where kids will listen to old African folktales, act out scenes from the tales, and learn about African history, geography and culture along the way. Read more…

23 Apr

Virtual event: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET

April 23, 2021 To April 23, 2021

5:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Sun Ra claimed to have come from the planet Saturn to bring peace to Earth. Since his death in 1993, the Arkestra has continued his mission, needed now more than ever. Read more…

23 Apr

Virtual event: 2:00 pm CT/3:00 ET

April 23, 2021 To April 23, 2021

12:00 pm To 6:00 pm

As the world and Black communities across the globe begin to recover from a year of massive upheaval, we are forging forward to create spaces of Black liberation and celebration. Read more…

23 Apr

Facebook Live: 6:00 pm CT/7:00 ET

April 23, 2021 To April 23, 2021

4:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Black Ensemble Theater presents a Live Chat with the cast of You Can’t Fake the Funk (A Journey Through Funk Music.) This ride on the mothership paid tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire, Sly and the Family Stone, Ohio Players, Rufus and Chaka Khan, Rick James, George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, and Bootsy Collins,… Read more…

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