port of harlem magazine
 
mike jones state farm
 
2nd Annual DC Pan African Festival
 
July 4 – July 17, 2019
 
colors of life

Washington
Colors of Life Exposure Group Exhibition
Howard University Founders Library
500 Howard Place, NW
Now through Wed, Jul 31, Mon–Fri, 9a-5p, free

Bus Tour of Mrs. Bethune's Washington
National Council of Negro Women
633 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Sat, Jul 6, at 10a-12:30p, free

Story Time for Little Historians:
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music
Alexandria Black History Museum –Watson Reading Room
902 Wythe Street
Alexandria
Sat, Jul 6, 11a, $3

Vivian’s Music 1969
Anacostia Playhouse
2020 Shannon Place, SE
Sat, Jul 6-Sun, Jul 28, $2-$25

Lost Kingdoms & Ancient Mysteries of Africa
CR Gibbs
Woodridge Library
1801 Hamlin St, NE
Wed, Jul 10, 7p, free

Arts on the Waterfront: Summer Concert Series
Bladensburg Waterfront Park
4601 Annapolis Road
Bladensburg, MD
Sun, Jul 7, 6p, free

2nd Annual DC Pan African Festival
1325 Rhode Island Ave
Sat, Jul 13, 11a-8p, free

10th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival
Lake Arbor Community Center
10100 Lake Arbor Way
Bowie, MD
Sat, Jul 13, 1p-8p, free

Five for Freedom:
The African American Soldiers in John Brown’s Army with author Eugene L. Meyer
Alexandria Black History Museum
902 Wythe Street
Alexandria
Sat, Jul 13, 2p, $5

Family Trees, Tribes & Genetics … 
Using DNA to Find African Roots and Replenish Identities  with Dr. Gina Paige of AfricanAncestry.com
Ebenezer AME Church
7707 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD
Sat, Jul 13, 11a-3p, free
DNA test for $269 (save $30)  
See Also: African Ancestry DNA Test Winners

Universoul Circus
National Harbor
Jun 20-July 28, $
Juannita BZB Britton Guest Ringmaster
Wed, Jul 17, 7p, discounted $

Baltimore/Washington 
Daley’s Destinations 
All Things Jamaica
Travel Tip Discussion and light meal
Flavors of India
7185 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite A
Columbia, Maryland
Tue, Jul 16, 6p-8p, free

Baltimore
Keur Khaleyi Inc 6th Annual African Dance and Drum Conference
Hotel Indigo Baltimore Downtown
24 West Franklin Street
Fri, Jul 5, 12p-Sun, Jul 7, 10p, $10–$180

Lagos
Healthcare Nigeria Conference and Exhibitions 2019
Lagos Oriental Hotel
3 Lekki - Epe Expressway
Thu, Jul 11, 9p, free

Philadelphia
Netroots Nation
(annual conference for progressives)
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Thu, Jul  11-Sat, Jul 13, $110+

Nairobi

July Book Club Meet Up!
Kenya National Theatre
Harry Thuku Road
Sat, Jul 13, 10a-12p, free
Family Trees, Tribes & Genetics … Using DNA
to Find African Roots and Replenish Identities
with Dr. Gina Paige
Ebenezer AME Church
7707 Allentown Rd
Fort Washington, MD
Sat, Jul 13, 11a-3p, free
DNA test for $269 (save $30)

New York
Latin July 4th Weeknd
Saturday Night Rooftop Party
La Terraza Rooftop NYC
605 West 48th Street
Sat, Jul 6, 10p-Sun, Jul 7, 4a, free

Nollywood In Harlem! God Calling Movie Screening & Talk Back
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
Wed, July 10, 5p, free

Richmond, VA
TribalbyN African print POP UP SHOP
Embassy Suites by Hilton Richmond VA Hotel
2925 Emerywood Pkwy
Sat, Jul 6, 10a–7p, free

Worldwide
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
See HBO documentary for free
Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder and sponsor of the The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, informally known as the National Lynching Memorial

Coming
Black Giving Day
Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Baltimore/Washington
2019 Summer Spirit Festival +
BZB Marketplace
Merriweather Post Pavilion 
Sat, Aug 3, parks opens at 1p, $

Banjul 
West Africa Youth Internet Governance
Kairaba Beach Hotel
Wed, Jul 24, 7a, free

Gary/Chicago
2019 Gary Car Show
(in conjunction with the staging for the Chicago Air and Water Show)
Sat, Aug 17 and Sun, Aug 18, 9a-3p, $5, under 8, free

New York
Ta-Nehisi Coates In Conversation: “The Water Dancer”
(Kick-Off for the National Book Tour of His First Novel)
The Apollo Theater
253 W 125th St
Mon, Sep 23, 7p, $45, includes copy of his first novel

Washington
Fort Dupont Park 2019 Event Series
Fort Dupont Park Amphitheatre
3600 F Street, S.E.
July 20-August 24, 6p-Gates open, 7p-9p-Performance, free
 
 
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