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28 May

Online - 7:00 PM Eastern

May 28, 2020 To May 28, 2020

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Leave your Covid-19 blues behind and meet Black Public Media online for an evening of conversation, film, history, and Afrobeat music that will bring you to your feet! We’ll be joined by special guest speaker Carlos Moore, Fela Kuti’s official biographer and close friend. Read more…

28 May

Online via Zoom - 4:30p ET

May 28, 2020 To May 28, 2020

1:30 pm To 3:00 pm

We’re all going through something, and some of us are experiencing some devastating loss. Even in the best of times Grief and Loss is difficult! Please join Positive Results Center’s Princess Jennifer Smith with her panel of expert guests:  Dr. Damali, Najuma Smith Pollard, Mustafa Jabril, April L. Read more…

28 May

Online - 9:30p Eastern

May 28, 2020 To May 28, 2020

6:30 pm To 9:00 pm

UCLA Black Alumni Association presents a viewing of the film Pushout. Following the screening a panel of educators, including author Monique Morris, will discuss the policing of African American girls in  school systems. The panel will be moderated by Monique Matthews, Assoc. Read more…

28 May

Zoom - 8:30 ET

May 28, 2020 To May 28, 2020

5:30 pm To 7:00 pm

Billy Mitchell, Jazz Journalists Assoc. Jazz Hero, Pianist-composer-arranger and guide of youth to music, will be introduced by California Jazz Foundation executive director Edythe Bronston, then interviewed about his career and ongoing activities by West Coast music journalist DeeDee McNeil, of LAJazzScene.buzz . Read more…

30 May

Online - 2pm ET

May 30, 2020 To May 30, 2020

11:00 am To 12:30 pm

Virtual Wine Class from Home. It’s a new day with new ways! Time to learn about wine from the comfort of your own home. That’s right Tuanni of Zuri Wine Tasting is sharing knowledge direct to your favorite screen. Read more…

31 May

Online via Zoom

May 31, 2020 To May 31, 2020

5:00 pm To 6:30 pm

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)’s  African Book Club announces May’s book selection is Small Country by Gaël Faye. Already an international sensation and prize-winning bestseller in France, Small Country is an evocative coming-of-age story of a young boy, a lost childhood and a shattered homeland. Read more…

03 Jun

Online 8:15 PM - 9:15 PM EDT

June 3, 2020 To June 3, 2020

5:00 pm To 6:30 pm

This beginners’ Afro Cuban dance series is presented by Kulu Mele, taught by dance captain Amy Schley and begins with Introduction to the Orishas. The orishas represent forces of nature and the Yoruba pantheon. Learn some of their movements and rhythms. Read more…

04 Jun

Zoom - 9pm ET

June 4, 2020 To June 4, 2020

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Open Mic at Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD) is going virtual! Because we had such an awesome first virtual open mic, we will bring them to you TWICE per month. Look for MoAD Open Mic on the FIRST & THIRD THURSDAYS during the closure. Read more…

04 Jun

Zoom - 3pm ET

June 4, 2020 To June 4, 2020

12:00 pm To 1:00 pm

With workplaces closed across the country, working from home may have come as a welcomed relief for the many women of color who experience chronic racial stress from navigating racial microaggressions at work. These microaggressions can be reproduced virtually, as many workplaces have moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more…

06 Jun

YouTube - 3:00PM Eastern

June 6, 2020 To June 6, 2020

12:00 pm To 2:00 pm

A YouTube special, called “Dear Class of 2020,” will feature commencement speeches by former President Barak Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The star-studded event will also feature appearances by Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and the Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai. Read more…

11 Jun

Online Event- 6PM EDT/ 3PM PDT

June 11, 2020 To June 11, 2020

3:00 pm To 5:00 pm

The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet is one of the most entertaining bands on the planet and want to provide a bright spot in the midst of Covid-19. This fully curated online concert will feature the band in an acoustically wonderful hall. Read more…

Latest News

Black Cultural Events Expands to Atlanta/Southeast

Black Cultural Events Expands to Atlanta/Southeast

Black Cultural Events Expands Online Cultural Events Calendar to Atlanta. LOS ANGELES – May 12, 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 Atlanta and the Southeastern Area (https://www.blackculturalevents.com/city/atlanta-se-area) to accommodate their growth, and leverage the Bay Area’s long [Read More...]
Surviving the Shutdown: Alta Adams reopens, with fried chicken to order and a sliding payment scale

Surviving the Shutdown: Alta Adams reopens, with fried chicken to order and a sliding payment scale

The West Adams restaurant Alta Adams reopens with a sliding price scale so people in need can dine for free. Source: Surviving the Shutdown: Alta Adams reopens, with fried chicken to order and a sliding payment [Read More...]
‘Slave Play’ in L.A.: Mark Taper Forum will have the first production outside N.Y.

‘Slave Play’ in L.A.: Mark Taper Forum will have the first production outside N.Y.

Center Theatre Group lands Jeremy O. Harris’ provocative hit ‘Slave Play’ for a 2020-21 season still full of coronavirus-driven questions. A bit of good arts news for a change: Center Theatre Group on Thursday announced that “Slave Play” has been added to its still-cohering 2020-21 season lineup. The uproarious and provocative play by Jeremy O. Harris took Broadway by storm last year, prompting critics to proclaim that in [Read More...]