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400th Observance of Slavery in America - Mosaic Theatre Starts New Season
August 15 – August 28, 2019
400 years of American slavery

Pan-African Diaspora Youth Association 2nd General Assembly
African Union Mission to the US
1640 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Thu, Aug 15, 5:30p-8:30p, free

Africa, Enslavement, & the Making of Black American Culture
CR Gibbs
Deanwood Library
1350 49th St, NE
Thu, Aug 15, 7p

A Garden Party: from Africa to Asia
Enid A Haupt Garden
1001 Independence Ave, SW
Fri, Aug 16, 7p, $25-$60

On the Birthday of the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey:
The History of Garvey, the UNIA-ACL and our 21st Century Movement Struggle
Thurgood Marshall Center
1816 12th Street, NW
Sat, Aug 17, 1030a-12:30p, free for first time non-APPEAL memebers

Panel Talk: Great Powers Competition in Africa and Beyond
The Festival Center
1640 Columbia Road, NW
Sat, Aug 17, 4p-7p, free

2019 Afropolitan DC Afrobeats Block Party
Karma DC (Alley Outdoors)
2221 Adams Pl, NE
Sat, Aug 17,$17.55-$30

Mosaic Theater
1333 H Street, NE
Wed, Aug 21-Sun, Sep 22, $

Hillcrest Community Civic Association
Wine & Jazz on the Avenue
Smooth Jazz with Theo @ 7p
Salem Waters @ 8p
Bring your own lawn chair & picnic basket
3710 Southern Ave, SE
Sat, Aug 23, $20-$25

4th Annual Taste of the World Festival
Guy Mason Recreation Center
3600 Calvert St, NW
Sat, Aug 24, 11a-4p, free

400th Anniversary of Slavery in America: Muslims Among Slaves in Early America
ICNA Council for Social Justice
1952 Gallows Rd, 3rd Floor
Vienna, VA
Sat, Aug 24, 6p, free

Groovy Nate (children’s programming)
Alexandria Black History Museum
902 Wythe St
Alexandria, VA
Sat, Aug 24, 11a, $5

Southeast 2 Tanzania Youth Presentation
Busboys and Poets
2004 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue, SE
Sun, Aug 25,4p-7p,$20

UNESCO Intl Day: Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition
Historic Sotterley
44300 Sotterley Lane
Hollywood, MD
Fri, Aug 23, 10a-4p, free

Kokútana 2019
Cheikh Anta Diop University
(discusses Senegal's technological environment)
Sat 17, Aug  17, 9a-5p, free

South Shore Summer Festival
South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S. South Shore Drive
Sun, Aug 18, 2p-8p, free

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

Calumet Outdoors Series:
Calumet's Badass Women
Bailly Homestead/Chellberg Farm parking lot
709-747 N Mineral Springs Rd
Porter, IN
Sat, Aug 17, 10a-noon, free

Growing Sustainable Communities Together:
Realizing the Economic Impact
Homewood Science Center
18022 Dixie Highway
Homewood, IL
Thu, Aug 29, 10:30a
Femmetography: The Gaze Shifted
Shomberg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
Fri, Aug 30, 12p-2p, free

Lagos Teachers Conference
The Covenant Place, Iganmu
Iganmu Road
Beside National Theatre
Sat, Aug 24, 9a-3p, free

Newark/East Orange, NJ
Origins: Memories from the Metropolis
Akwaaba Gallery
509 S Orange Ave
Fri, Aug 16, 6p-9p, free

A Special Tribute in Honor of Tennis Pioneer Althea Gibson
Dedication Ceremony and Monument Unveiling
East Orange Public Library
21 South Arlington Avenue
Fri, Aug 23,11a, free

New York
Taste of Harlem 2019
The Grand Slam Banquet Hall
3534 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Corner of 145th St. & Broadway
Thu, Aug 15, 6p–9:30p, free

Community Day
Harlem School of the Arts
645 St Nicholas Ave
Sat, Aug 17, 10a-2p, free

Femmetography: The Gaze Shifted
Shomberg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
Fri, Aug 30, 12p-2p, free

San Francisco
International Day for The Remembrance Of The Slave Trade And Its Abolition
Red Poppy Art House
2698 Folsom Street
Sun, Aug 25, 1p-4p, free

Black Giving Day
Wed, Aug 28

Texas Zydeco & Blues Fest
MacGregor Park
5225 Calhoun Road
Sat, Sep 28, 1p-10p, $0-$14.44

Art After Stonewall 1969–1989
Frost Art Museum
Florida International University
10975 SW 17th St
Sat, Sep 14–Sun, Jan 5, 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

Caribbean Street Food Festival
Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas Street East
Sat, Aug 31, 11a, 11-7p, free
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