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12 Sep

Online

September 12, 2020 To October 31, 2020

11:00 am To 3:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the Virtual Fall Session of Music 4LA from White Hall Arts Academy! Choose from piano, guitar, violin, drums, voice stage performance and dance. Classes are for children ages 4-17. Saturday classes start September 12, 2020 ending with a Showcase on October 31, 2020. Read more…

21 Sep

Online event: 11:00 am-8:00 pm ET

September 21, 2020 To September 26, 2020

8:00 am To 5:00 pm

The Schomburg Center Literary Festival has been reconfigured as a virtual festival taking place over six days. The book festival will feature readings, panel discussions, book selling and more for all ages, from prose to poetry, comic books to young adult novels, fiction and non-fiction. Read more…

23 Sep

Online Event

September 23, 2020 To September 24, 2020

8:00 am To 6:00 pm

BLACK ENTERPRISE is committed to helping you plan for a bright and healthy future. Whether you’re looking to power through or pivot, WPTech is like no other event. Read more…

23 Sep

African Fairy Tales & Folktales For Kidsrecurrences

Online Via Zoom

September 23, 2020 To October 21, 2020

3:00 pm To 3:30 pm

In this fun, lively and interactive class, children will listen to enthralling African Folktales where they may encounter lions, birds and tortoises or kings, warriors and tricksters! Participants will play different characters as they act out entertaining scenes from traditional African tales. Read more…

23 Sep

Online - See website

September 23, 2020 To September 30, 2020

12:00 am To 12:00 am

My Black Counts wants Black people to understand how census data impacts our daily lives. We aim to reach into the households and communities that will be the most impacted by neglecting to participate in the 2020 census and redistricting process. Read more…

24 Sep

Online - 4 PM PDT / 7 PM EDT

September 24, 2020 To September 24, 2020

4:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Black & Well TV: What’s At Stake For Black Women’s Health In A Supreme Court Without Ruth Bader Ginsburg The loss of legendary Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has left us wondering “what do we do now”? This week we will discuss the life and legacy of the “Notorious… Read more…

24 Sep

Discover Africa Through Folktalesrecurrences

Online Via Zoom

September 24, 2020 To October 22, 2020

4:00 pm To 4:30 pm

In this fun, live and interactive class, kids get to listen to enthralling African Folktales about animals, kings, warriors and more! As the stories are being told, participants will get to play different characters as they act out mini scenes from the tale. Read more…

24 Sep

Online screening: 8:00-10:00 pm ET

September 24, 2020 To September 24, 2020

5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

“A group of independent filmmakers in Chicago, fashioning themselves as The Film Group, set out to profile Chairman Fred Hampton, the charismatic, 21-year-old leader of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party, and ended up documenting the last nine months of his life. Read more…

24 Sep

Online / 12:00 PM Eastern

September 24, 2020 To September 25, 2020

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

The Black Is Tech Virtual Conference will attract over 6,000 black and minority tech professionals and entrepreneurs with streaming sessions, networking opportunities and connections with recruiters, all from the comfort of their homes. Read more…

24 Sep

Online- 4:00 pm EDT

September 24, 2020 To September 24, 2020

3:00 pm To 4:00 pm

“Talking to yourself can be useful,” writes Zadie Smith in the introduction to Intimations, her new book of essays reflecting on the early days of the shutdown. She is joined in conversation by Ashley C. Ford, author and host of the Chronicles of Now podcast. Read more…

24 Sep

Zoom event: 8:00-9:30 pm ET

September 24, 2020 To September 24, 2020

5:00 pm To 6:30 pm

CAAM’s Deputy Director and Chief Curator Cameron Shaw and artist Nikita Gale discuss the development of Nikita Gale: PRIVATE DANCER from concept to installation, including how theoretical aspects of the exhibition were brought to life as they used technology to navigate the impact of COVID-19 on the artistic and curatorial process. Read more…

24 Sep

Los Angeles Times Facebook page, YouTube, Twitter

September 24, 2020 To September 24, 2020

7:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Join Los Angeles Times for Black Poets in a Time of Unrest, a free virtual book club evening that includes National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis in conversation with Times reporter Makeda Easter. Read more…

24 Sep

Online event: 9:00 am-5:00 pm EDT

September 24, 2020 To September 28, 2020

6:00 am To 8:30 pm

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) organization provides enriching and entertaining jazz performances and programs that introduce students and adults from all walks of life to jazz; our nation’s singular original art form. Read more…

24 Sep

LACMA Webinar: 3:00 pm-4:00 pm EDT

September 24, 2020 To September 24, 2020

12:00 pm To 1:00 pm

Join LACMA for the third conversation in this series featuring LACMA vice president of education and public programs Naima J. Keith and artist EJ Hill. View From Here: Recent Acquisitions presents a selection of 16 works newly acquired by LACMA and on view for the first time. Read more…

24 Sep

Online Event: 7:00 pm Eastern

September 24, 2020 To September 24, 2020

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Tanisha Anderson — Ella Baker — Sandra Bland — Fannie Lou Hamer — Atatiana Jefferson — Breonna Taylor Join the chorus at the National Museum of African American History and Culture as women across this nation Say Their Names and pay tribute to the many women who inspire our efforts… Read more…

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