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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…

01 Oct

Zoom 6PM PST / 9PM EST

October 1, 2020 To October 22, 2020

6:00 pm To 7:30 pm

Do you want to hone your songwriting skills? Register for the White Hall Arts Academy’s Songwriters Series. Led by White Hall Arts Academy founder and music industry veteran Tanisha Hall, the class teaches basic songwriting concepts and techniques, as well as music theory, melody development and chord progressions. Read more…

14 Oct

Online screening 11:00 pm Eastern

October 14, 2020 To December 16, 2020

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Organized by Gabrielle Civil, Black Motion Pictures is a series of Zoom interviews with radical Black creatives about race, performance, and representation conducted between June 2–14, 2020. Spanning a broad range of topics—Black punk music, heritage sites, re-enactments, queer ancestors— the series continues with artist and designer Kelly Walters. Read more…

16 Oct

Streaming Online beginning Oct. 16

October 16, 2020 To October 22, 2020

12:00 am To 12:00 am

Like Nina Simone and Billie Holiday before her, singer Andra Day can break your heart with a song or rally a movement with an anthem. She is known for her ability to weave a narrative with masterful musicality and raw emotion. Read more…

20 Oct

Facebook Live: 9:30 pm ET

October 20, 2020 To October 20, 2020

6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Curated by influential DJ and culture worker Sasha Ali (a.k.a. Miss Modular), Midnight in the Diaspora explores how L.A.-based artists either born outside of the United States or working between more than one country are bringing a combination of global influences to the city’s music and nightlife. Read more…

21 Oct

Online event: 10:00 pm ET

October 21, 2020 To October 21, 2020

7:00 pm To 8:00 pm

The World Stage Press proudly presents a wildly exciting virtual book release event: “The Orisha Talks: Tales of Lust, Love and Herstorical Memory.” Tricia Cochée’s debut collection of poetry and prose mixes the profane and the sacred into a delicious gumbo of poetic memoir and historical musings. Read more…

22 Oct

Online Event: 8:30-9:30 pm ET

October 22, 2020 To October 22, 2020

5:30 pm To 6:30 pm

From the company that brought you Chicago’s hit Juneteenth restaurant specials, to show how much black lives matter, Black People Eats is back at it again! This time we’re expanding the impact of the culture by bringing you restaurant specials every weekend in October. Read more…

24 Oct

Facebook Live: 2:00-4:00 pm ET

October 24, 2020 To October 24, 2020

11:00 am To 1:00 pm

Join The Women of KBLX: Kimmie Tee, Sterling James, Nikki Thomas, Delores Thompson, and Miranda Wilson with special guests for a virtual women’s circle. Take part in a conversations surrounding Sisterhood, Parenthood, Faith, Marriage and the power of our VOTE. Read more…

24 Oct

YouTube and Twitch: 10:00-11:30 pm ET

October 24, 2020 To October 24, 2020

7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

Lynn Allen Jeter Associates presents Indie Artist Showcase which will feature four artists. Each artist will be competing against one another for the prize of a free studio session with Nate “Impact” Jolley. Winners will be voted by the viewers. Read more…

24 Oct

Zoom Online: 11:00 pm-12:00 am EST

October 24, 2020 To October 24, 2020

8:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Black Laughs Matter online comedy show is coming to you live from San Francisco! This virtual comedy extravaganza will feature some of the Bay Area’s top African-American comics. Read more…

01 Nov

Online 10:00 pm-12:00 am EDT

November 1, 2020 To November 1, 2020

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

The People Speak, produced by Anthony Arnove, co-editor with the late historian Howard Zinn of Voices of a People’s History of the United States, brings to life the extraordinary history of the people who built the movements that ended slavery and Jim Crow, protested war and the genocide of Native… Read more…

07 Nov

Livestream ABBDA Facebook & YouTube channel: 1:00-8:00 pm ET

November 7, 2020 To November 7, 2020

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

American Black Beauty Doll Artists (ABBDA) and the African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO) are proud to announce the 2020 Festival of Black Dolls Show & Sale. Special Guest Speaker will be Bukola Somide, Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Author of Somi the Computer Scientist: Princess Can Code. Read more…

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