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13 Jan

Online & On-demand

January 13, 2021 To April 30, 2021

12:00 am To 12:00 am

The Emmy-nominated star and creator of the award-winning HBO series Insecure is here to show you how it’s done. Issa Rae uses her signature do-it-yourself ethos, humor, and voice to offer writers and creators of all types the motivation and tools they’ll need on their journey. Read more…

17 Jan

Online Event https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4_9z8ZYDFo

January 17, 2021 To January 17, 2021

3:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Bryan Thompson (know as B. Thompson) is a 23 year old saxophonist and internet icon with a fanbase of over 500,000 and social media views totaling over 60 million. Bryan has been recognized on social media by superstars such as Chris Brown, Ciara, Cardi B, Ne-yo, and many more. Read more…

18 Jan

Online event: 12:00-2:30 pm EST

January 18, 2021 To January 18, 2021

9:00 am To 11:30 am

The Westside Coalition is happy to announce its first ever virtual presentation of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration for 2021. The keynote will be given by two powerful speakers, the Honorable Karen Bass and Tamika Butler, Esq. Read more…

18 Jan

Banc of California Stadium, 3939 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90037

January 18, 2021 To January 18, 2021

8:00 am To 11:00 am

Ward Economic Development Corp./YWCA of Greater LA/Los Angeles Football Club and Noah Publishing are committing to a Day of Service celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Read & Feed- a drive-up food and book distribution event. Read more…

18 Jan

Online event: 4:00 pm EST

January 18, 2021 To January 18, 2021

1:00 pm To 2:30 pm

The People’s Holiday is National Museum of African American History and Culture’s annual program honoring Dr. King’s commitment to racial equality, justice, and service. Read more…

18 Jan

Virtual event: 12:00 pm CST/1:00 pm EST

January 18, 2021 To January 18, 2021

10:00 am To 3:30 pm

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in music, culture, and community. This year’s virtual festival highlights MLK’s dedication to labor and workers’ rights, and these movements’ continued importance today. Enjoy these vibrant programs and activities for all ages. Read more…

19 Jan

Online event: 1:30-3:00 pm EST

January 19, 2021 To January 19, 2021

10:30 am To 12:00 pm

Essence Learning will be hosting a free virtual learning experience called “Diversity in the Workplace: Gen Z and Millennials perspective on racial and ethnic diversity.” This is a platform for three Millennial and Generation Z Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion professionals to share their perspectives on how race and ethnicity impact… Read more…

21 Jan

Online event: 7:00 pm CST/8:00 pm EST

January 21, 2021 To January 21, 2021

5:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Award winning author Nadia Owusu discusses her book about race, family, and identity with Nana Adjei-Brenyah on P&P Live! Heralding a dazzling new writer, Aftershocks joins the likes of Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight and William Styron’s Darkness Visible, and does for race identity what Maggie Nelson does… Read more…

21 Jan

Instagram @verzuztv and HD @AppleMusic

January 21, 2021 To January 21, 2021

5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

It’s On! Get ready for the first Verzuz battle of 2021! At last, the date for the highly-anticipated and much delayed Verzuz face-off between R&B queens Ashanti vs Keyshia Cole has finally been announced. Read more…

22 Jan

Los Angeles, CA, USA

January 22, 2021 To January 22, 2021

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

ElectricRooM LiveStream Concert presented by DJ Swan™ & KrazyKaleSTL About this Event ElectricRoom Album features: Black Panther movie soundtrack Sabar drummer Magatte F’yall   #1 Billboard 200 Music Producer   Written by DJ Swan™ featuring Hunnit Miles, The Floacist, and Saukrates Album release: 01/10/2021   Welcome to the show. Read more…

23 Jan

Virtual Event

January 23, 2021 To January 24, 2021

11:00 am To 3:00 pm

💎 Congratulations on your engagement! 💍 🥂 🎉 The SoCal Virtual Wedding Festival is an amazing opportunity for you to plan the wedding of your dreams 👰 with SoCal’s favorite venues and wedding professionals, all from the comfort of your home 🏠! First, you will register online (link below) to… Read more…

23 Jan

Online/On-Demand: 10:00 pm CST/11:00 pm EST

January 23, 2021 To January 23, 2021

8:00 pm To 9:00 pm

The Sorting Room Sessions @ The Wallis presents: Sheléa From the White House, the Kennedy Center, and Carnegie Hall, to the Grammy Museum and the Emmy Awards, singer/songwriter/keyboardist, Sheléa has transcended the boundaries of musical classification through a versatile and powerful voice. Read more…

25 Jan

Online event: 5:30 pm EST

January 25, 2021 To January 25, 2021

2:30 pm To 3:30 pm

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and Lincoln Center are featuring the works of emerging Black artists. This special virtual concert will be produced by John Znidarsic and Zhailon Levingston. Zhailon Levingston is the co-founder of the Broadway Advocacy Coalition and the U.S. Read more…

29 Jan

Online event: Fri 10 pm-1 am, Sat 2-7 pm, Sun 3-6 pm EST

January 29, 2021 To January 31, 2021

11:00 am To 4:00 pm

Expanding on the popular all day virtual retreat series, OMNoire is excited to announce a special three day immersive wellness experience, The Joy Summit- 365 day is OM. Read more…

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