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Photographer Charles James - While rehabbing from cancer in 2008, James of Bowie, MD found refuge in taking pictures of birds. Aside from his Facebook postings, some of his photos have been showcased at the Patuxent National Wildlife Visitor Center Gallery and featured in their newsletter. He is also author of "Birding for Beginners." We talk to James about how he found his hobby and its affect on his health. See More of James photography including birds.

Denise Smith-Archer
- Smith-Archer is an engineer, educator, artist, and co-author of “Black Gems in STEM: An Academic Success Workbook.” We talk to Smith-Archer about the book and how she brought the book alive during week-long summer enrichment programs at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland.

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Test Your COVID IQ!

Why you should upgrade your mask as the Omicron variant spreads

NIOSH-approved N95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators
(The US certifies N95s, while China approves KN95s)

Kwanzaa: A Regeneration Celebration
Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street
New York
Fri Dec 30, 7:30p

African Modernism in America, 1947 – 1967
Fisk University Galleries,
Nashville, TN
Fri, Oct 7-Sat, Feb 11, 2023

Book Talk
Sankofa Video, Books & Café 
"What Is Ukraine to Me?" with Dr. Ian Smart
2714 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington. DC
Wed, Jan 25, 7p (new date)

Conscious Capitalism

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit
Washington, Douglass Commonwealth
Tue, Dec 13-Thu, Dec 15. 4p

10th Fulbe International Cultural Festival
Bigilo, The Gambia
Sun, Dec 25-Mon, Dec 26, D200-D1,000

Current Events
How a Guaranteed Income Pilot Program is Helping Some in Gary, Indiana
PBS NewsHour

Secrets of the Sahara: Mauritania's Dark Side
(In 1981 Mauritania became the last country in the world to abolish slavery)


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
The Joan Weill Center for Dance
55th Street at 9th Avenue
Wed, Nov 30 – Sat, Dec 24

Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step Show
Arena Stage
Washington, DC
Fri, Dec 9-Sun, Dec 18, $56-$95

Election 2022
Moral Monday with The Poor People’s Campaign
with Rev. William Barber II and
Rev. Liz Theoharis
“A Moral Call To Vote”
Atlanta, Georgia

How Close Were House Races? A Few Thousand Votes Could Have Swung Control

The Gala Gabon
The Eyes of Africa’s Culture: The Secret Power of the African Diaspora
St. Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church
Kogok Hall
10620 River Road
Potomac, MD
Fri, Dec 16, 7p–11p, $100

Black Women’s Expo
Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse
College Park, GA
Sat, Dec 17-Sun, Dec 18

Jack & Terry's Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
Marquette Park Pavilion
1 North Grand Boulevard
Gary, IN
Sat, Dec 17, 8p–Sun, Dec 18, 1a, $30-$600

Children's Fun and Friendship Festival
Kitty, The Gambia
Thu, Dec 29, 10a

A United Kingdom (released Nov 26)
History vs. Hollywood Findings

Black International Cinema Berlin 2022
Nov 17-Dec 5

Another Christmas

Neutral Ground
A new documentary about memory, monuments, and how to break up with the Confederacy.

Walk4Health-The Gambia
Every Sat, 7:30a
Independence Stadium
Bakau, Kanifing Municipality, The Gambia

The Life and Times of Dr. William Lane Watkins
Friends of Historic Mt. Nebo
Patriots Technology Training Center
1441 McCormick Drive, Suite 1050
Largo, Maryland
Sat, Dec 17, 3p- 4:30p
Appropriate for students ages 12 and above
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Register at jhjmh@aol.com

The Underground Railroad in the DMV with C.R. Gibbs
Tue, Dec 20, 4p 

America's Islamic Heritage Museum Story

2022 Festival of Lights 
Watkins Regional Park
Upper Marlboro, MD
Fri, Nov 25, 2022-Sun, Jan 1, 2023,5p-10p Fees: Cars: $10 online/ $15 at the gate Van/Limo: $20, Bus: $30

Kwanzaa: A Regeneration Celebration
Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street
New York
Fri Dec 30, 7:30p

The Musicians? Green Book: An Enduring Legacy.
beginning Sat, Nov 26, (check local listings)
Which Indigenous Lands Are You On? This Map Will Show You

The opera "Omar," on a Muslim slave in America
CBS News Sunday Morning (aired May 29, 2022) West Africans In Early America - Hajji Omar ibn Sayyid

Human Diversity
A Monk Who Wears Heels - NHK WORLD-JAPAN

Best African Dads In The World: Meet The Aka Pygmy Fathers

4 African Cultural Traditions Travelers Can Participate In- Wodaabe Warriors

Interracial marriages to get added protection under new law

The Meaning of Mahu

(In Native Hawaiian and Tahitian cultures are third gender people with traditional spiritual and social roles within the culture, similar to Tongan fakaleiti and Samoan fa'afafine) In Memoriam
Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Paul Silas
Patricia Baine

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience National Geographic Museum
1145 17th St, NW, Washington, DC
Opened Jun 2022, waitlist, $

Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 I St., SW
Washington, DC
Every Friday night, from 6p-9p
Monday Night Blues
Admission $10 -- Children under 16 are FREE Food and Beverages available 5:30p-8:45p

Valerie June
Millenium Stage- Kennedy Center
Washington, DC
Thu, Jan 7, 6p

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F. Street, NW
Sat, Jan 21, 7p and 9p

Sojourn With Words with J. Joy "Sistah Joy" Matthews Alford, Prince George's County Poet Laureate

Poet Billye Okera
Oxon Hill United Methodist Church
6400 Livingston Road
Oxon Hill, MD
Sat. Dec 17, 6p

Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY
Now till Jan 15, 2023, $ Black Is? (Photo exhibit)

Reginald Cunningham: Black Pearls 
(photographs honoring Pearl City, one of the earliest and longest lasting African American neighborhoods in Florida)
Boca Raton Museum of Art in South Florida
Boca Raton
Now through Sun, Jan. 22, 2023

US-African Summit
translations of the Biden Administration’s U.S. Strategy toward Sub-Saharan Africa into Amharic, Swahili, Yoruba and Zulu

Akufo Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana: The destiny of all Black people no matter where they are in the world is bound up with Africa . . . It's time to make Africa work

California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans 
Oakland in Wed, Dec 14-Thu, Dec 15, 2022
San Diego in January 2023
Sacramento in February 2023

Atheists Late Night
Atheists In Kenya Society
Fridays, 4p-5p

Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market
52 West 116th Street
just east of Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue)
Harlem, NY, NY, 10a-8p, daily

Anacostia Art Gallery & Boutique
119 Raleigh St, SE
Washington, DC
Frids-Suns 11a-6p

The Black Saturdays CO-OP and Farmers Market
2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E.
Washington, DC
Sat, Dec 17, 1p-5p

BZB Shop til Ya Drop
Sats, Dec 3, Dec 10, Dec 17
Fri, Dec 23-Sat, Dec 24
Shiloh Baptist Church
1510 9th Street NW(9th & P Sts)

The Enterprise Center
Black-owned and Black-creator-themed holiday pop-up
26 South 52nd Street
Now through-Mon, Jan 16
Tue-Thu, 10a-6p
Fri and Sat,10-7p
Sun 11a-5p

FIFA World Cup
Now until Final Sat, Dec 18

Poet Billye Okera
Oxon Hill United Methodist Church
6400 Livingston Road
Oxon Hill, MD
Sat. Dec 17, 6p

Pluto TV

Just for Us
Woolly Mammoth Theater
641 D Street NW,
Washington, DC
Wed, Nov 16-Fri, Dec 23

Jackie Taylor's Joy To The World
Black Ensemble Theater
4450 N Clark St
Dec 10-11 and Dec 17-18

Bars And Measures
Mosaic Theater
1333 H Street, NE
Thu, Feb 2-Sun. Feb 26

by National Black Theatre
Rattlestick Theater
224 Waverly Place
New York, NY
Mon, Feb 6- Sun, Mar 5

What Gambians think about sex tourism in their country?

World Affairs
Access all livestreams for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

Barbara Walter on How Civil Wars Start and How to Stop Them | Upfront Summit 2022

Young Adults
Tayvon Jackson's Goal Setting for Kids

Tayvon Jackson's How I Taught a Child About Stocks

The Crayon Box that Talked

Read Africa Aloud
(A new project which features author readings of outstanding books on Africa together with classroom applications and fun activities for children. More than 100 African Studies scholars are members of our review team.)

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