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05 Apr

Los Angeles, CA, USA

April 5, 2020 To April 5, 2020

2:00 pm To 3:00 pm

How has she had to pivot? How are her products saving people during this time? How does she ship out her products and maintain her safety? How does she manage spending time with family and tending to business matters? Join us to chat with Tay about how she manages life… Read more…

07 Apr

Instagram Live @thebeatjunkies

April 7, 2020 To April 7, 2020

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

CAAM Fam: Are you ready to dance? The California African American Museum is moving its signature opening celebration—Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop—online! Go live with the party people on Instagram for a CAAM virtual line dance! If you’ve attended Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop in the past, you know what we’re talking… Read more…

01 May

BeachLife Music Festival, 137 N. Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, CA 90277, USA

May 1, 2020 To May 1, 2020

Ziggy Marley and Stephen Marley’s #BobMarley75 Celebration, Counting Crows, and Steve Miller Band in their only Southern California appearance of 2020, headlining the three-day immersive music, art, and culinary oceanside event happening May 1-3, 2020. Also appearing are UB40 feat. Read more…

02 May

Art Share L.A., 801 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013

May 2, 2020 To May 2, 2020

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Mahogany Browne‘s original choreopoem uplifts the historically silenced voices of justice-involved women, and interrogates America’s unjust systems—with a spotlight on the expanding carceral states of parole and probation. Read more…

02 May

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

May 2, 2020 To May 2, 2020

8:00 am To 4:00 pm

Experience a full day of activities including a live radio broadcast with panel discussions, breakout sessions, Healthy food stage, exercise demo, free massages, health screenings, vendors, natural hair area, exhibits. Meet celebrities and radio personalities. Read more…

09 May

The Orpheum Theatre, 842 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA

May 9, 2020 To May 10, 2020

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

This Event has been postponed The rescheduled date will be announced soon. Please hold onto your tickets as they will be valid for the new date. Read more…

16 May

The Canyon at The Saban - Beverly Hills, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211

May 16, 2020 To May 16, 2020

9:00 pm To 11:30 pm

Considering his roots and upbringing, it is no wonder that Eric Bellinger has become an R&B sensation. An LA native and grandson of Jackson5 hit songwriter Bobby Day, Bellinger has been engulfed with music his entire life. He is an exceptional artist, songwriter and entertainer. Read more…

17 May

608 Mateo Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA

May 17, 2020 To May 17, 2020

11:00 am To 5:00 pm

Come Up Markets at AWA OASIA in the DTLA – ARTS DISTRICT    Come Up Markets is a diverse shopping experience for fashion enthusiast and influencers, vintage shoppers, gold grill rockers, sneakerheads, art collectors, vinyl aficionados, innovators and conscious consumers. Read more…

01 Jun

Greek Theatre, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

June 1, 2020 To June 3, 2020

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Born and raised in Los Angeles, R&B singer, songwriter Jhené Aiko, (pronunciation “Juh-nay Ahh-ee-ko”), whose ethnicity is that of Japanese, African American, Spanish, and Native American descent, first rose to prominence in the early years of the 2000s when she signed to Epic and contributed vocals to several tracks for… Read more…

01 Jun

Alta Vista Country Club, 777 Alta Vista St., Placentia, CA 92870, USA

June 1, 2020 To June 1, 2020

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

Since 1994, the Leon Owens Foundation has made a positive impact on the lives of high school and college students, as well as adults reentering school, through the provision of educational scholarships and/or educational program financial assistance. Read more…

06 Jun

Hollywood Bowl, North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

June 6, 2020 To June 7, 2020

3:00 pm To 11:00 pm

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association presents the 42nd annual Playboy Jazz Festival. The highly anticipated festival is a two-day event that celebrates jazz and features an exciting and diverse line-up of performers. Check out the Playboy Jazz Festival lineup for this year. Read more…

07 Jun

June 7, 2020 To June 7, 2020

Aloe Blacc’s “Wake Me Up”—the mega-hit Aloe Blacc sang and co-wrote with Swedish DJ Avicii, which topped the charts in over 100 countries across the globe— the GRAMMY-nominatedsinger/songwriter proved he has an irresistible power to capturethe complexities of human emotion. Blacc’s third solo album. Read more…

14 Jun

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

June 14, 2020 To June 14, 2020

11:00 am To 8:00 pm

Yambu Productions, in conjunction with La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, presents the annual Cuban-American Music Festival. The festival features four musical acts, dancing, local Cuban Artists, Cuban food, drinks and cigars. The festival will take place at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in downtown LA. Read more…

15 Jun

Lodge Room, 104 N. Avenue 56, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA

June 15, 2020 To June 15, 2020

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Over the last half decade, Shabaka Hutchings has established himself as a central figure in the London jazz scene, which is enjoying its greatest creative renaissance since the breakthroughs of Joe Harriott and Evan Parker in the 1960s. Read more…

17 Jun

World Stage Performance Gallery, 4321 Degnan Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90008USA

June 17, 2020 To June 17, 2020

7:30 pm To 10:00 pm

The World Stage Press, The Community Literature Initiative (CLI), and The Leimert Park Literary Festival invite you to the Book Launch of “THE ORISHA TALKS: Tales of Lust, Love & Herstorical Memory“, a book of poetry and prose by poet and writer, Tricia Alkmia Cochée. Read more…

19 Jun

The Regent Theater, 448 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

June 19, 2020 To June 19, 2020

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian singer/songwriter, composer, actress and entertainer. With four albums, one EP and many smashes such as Johnny, Ferrari, Na Gode or Bum Bum under her belt, Yemi Alade is one of the biggest Afro-pop female artists on the African continent. Read more…

20 Jun

Lodge Room, 104 N. Avenue 56, Los Angeles, CA 90042, USA

June 20, 2020 To June 20, 2020

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Christian McBride. Guy’s a genius. He’s got 6 Grammys, and played with Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins, J.J. Johnson, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson, McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Isaac Hayes, Chaka Khan, James Brown, The Roots and D’Angelo. Read more…

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Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) The Father of Black History Month

Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) The Father of Black History Month

Historian Carter G. Woodson was born to poor, yet land-owning, former slaves in New Canton, Virginia on December 19, 1875.  During the 1890s, he hired himself out as a farm and manual laborer, drove a garbage truck, worked in coalmines, and attended high school and college in Berea College, Kentucky—from which he earned a B.L. degree in 1903.  In the early 1900s, he taught black youth in West Virginia.  From late 1903 until early 1907, [Read More...]