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01 May

Virtual event: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET/After May 1 On-demand

May 1, 2021 To August 1, 2021

5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

Enjoy the best seats in the house! Kennedy Center is pleased to present an evening of jazz and dance as acclaimed artists meld their music and movement for an electrifying collaboration! Experience an extraordinary fusion of dance and jazz featuring award–winning Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet and Broadway… Read more…

08 May

Virtual event

May 8, 2021 To April 30, 2022

12:00 am To 12:00 am

KJLH Radio presents the 21st Annual Women’s Health Expo! This year’s theme is “Your Health: Through the Lens of COVID.” This virtual event will take a 360-degree look at COVID, it’s impact and how we move forward. Read more…

11 May

Virtual event:

May 11, 2021 To May 27, 2021

5:30 pm To 6:30 pm

The award-winning JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble presents the Spring 2021 LEGACY Teen Dance Workshop: Jazz Dance Technique and History for intermediate level dancers between the ages of 13 and 18. This FREE program takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30-6:30pm. Read more…

20 May

Livestream event: 8:00 pm CT/9:00 pm ET

May 20, 2021 To May 20, 2021

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

The Broad Stage presents two United States poet laureates, both Pulitzer Prize winners, in Rita Dove and Tracy K. Smith: Poetry at the Crossroads presented in partnership with esteemed Los Angeles based publisher Red Hen Press. It is moderated by interdisciplinary creative, activist and educator Amber Flame. Rita Dove and Tracy K. Read more…

20 May

Online webinar

May 20, 2021 To May 20, 2021

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

The Black History 101/365 webinar is designed as a historical corrective to enlighten and educate, especially those who feel African Americans should celebrate the contributions of our history in February only. Read more…

20 May

Virtual event: 6:00 pm CT/7:00 pm ET

May 20, 2021 To May 20, 2021

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

The Spring 2021 Gala, A Night With Crossroads will honor a visionary and a pioneer of American icon of stage and screen, the great Cicely Tyson. You’re invited to celebrate as Crossroads shines an important light on Cicely Tyson’s inspirational life and her influential body of work. Read more…

22 May

514 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA, USA

May 22, 2021 To July 24, 2021

10:00 am To 1:00 pm

  The Robey Theatre Company Playwrights Lab, dedicated to new play development and theatre-making, will begin its summer session on May 22 for ten Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Because of the ongoing Covid health crisis, the summer session will be held virtually, via Zoom. Read more…

22 May


May 22, 2021 To May 22, 2021

11:30 am To 6:30 pm

The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BADWest) proudly presents its signature fundraising event, DAY OF BLACK DOCS. It is a celebration of documentaries, which highlights the Black Experience and spotlights its filmmakers from around the world. Read more…

29 May

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

May 29, 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…

01 Jun

514 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA

June 1, 2021 To June 1, 2021

1:00 pm To 3:00 pm

Theatre companies from Los Angeles and New York unite to create the Black Wall Street Festival. 2021 marks the centennial of the Black Wall Street Massacre, a two-day event that concluded on June 1, 1921. White mobs attacked the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Read more…

05 Jun

San Manuel Stadium, South E Street, San Bernardino, CA

June 5, 2021 To June 5, 2021

5:30 pm To 10:00 pm

Live concerts are back! Red Magnet Entertainment presents HOT SUMMER NIGHTS CONCERT SERIES staring FREDDIE JACKSON. SURFACE, MICHEL’LE, JJ FAD & Hosted by Kevin Davis The Marine of Comedy at the San Manuel Outdoor Stadium in San Bernardino. Read more…

19 Jun


June 19, 2021 To December 19, 2021

7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

The Award-Winning Chalk Repertory Theatre with funding from L.A. City’s Department of Cultural Affairs announces the launch of its new audio play series Chalk Lines. Read more…

Latest News

Actor Hill Harper launches The Black Wall Street platform aimed at empowering investors of color

Actor Hill Harper launches The Black Wall Street platform aimed at empowering investors of color

The Black Wall Street app goes live on June 1 and will offer a digital wallet for peer-to-peer payment and the ability to trade cryptocurrencies. Nearly a century after Black Wall Street — a center of Black business in the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, that was destroyed in a racial attack — “The Good Doctor” actor Hill Harper is launching a fintech app of the same name to empower investors of color. The Black Wall Street app [Read More...]
Byron Allen announces launch of TheGrio.TV, to premiere MLK weekend

Byron Allen announces launch of TheGrio.TV, to premiere MLK weekend

  TheGrio.TV, which debuts on Friday, Jan. 15, “is especially important to me,” says Allen, “as it will both serve and uplift all viewers.” With the slogan, “Our Culture Forever,” TheGrio.TV will bring movies, sitcoms, dramas, concerts, talk shows, variety shows, game shows, news and lifestyle content into homes via over-the-air broadcast television stations, cable/telco/satellite platforms and free digital [Read More...]
Black Cultural Events Expands to Chicago

Black Cultural Events Expands to Chicago

Black Cultural Events Expands Online Cultural Events Calendar to Chicago, Illinois. LOS ANGELES – November 10, 2020 -BCE Media Inc., parent company of online events calendar BlackCulturalEvents.com and led by CEO Pamela Ashe-Thomas, announced the expansion of BlackCulturalEvents.com into Chicago, Illinois (https://www.blackculturalevents.com/city/chicago) to accommodate their growth, and leverage Chicago’s longstanding African American [Read More...]