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Activities - Free and at Local Time, Unless Noted
Nov 30 – Dec 13, 2023

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POH Podcasts
Vincent Spaulding Goes Home to Create a Community Center in a Part of Forgotten America

Vincent Spaulding is the Project Leader of the George Henry White Memorial Health & Education Center in Bladen and Columbus Counties, North Carolina.

He talks about how he used his architecture and community organizing skills honed in middle-class Washington, DC and “divine intervention” to turn a 120-year-old farm house into a community center in his home county, a part of the “other” America.

Get Four Free At-⁠home COVID-⁠19 Tests This Fall

New York
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 65th Anniversary Opening Night Gala
New York City Center
131 West 55th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues
Wed, Nov 29, 7p 5-week run:  Wed, Nov 29-Sun, Dec 31
African Continental Politics
Washington, DC/Online
Experience from Rwanda:
Memories of Genocide and Psychosocial Effects on Young Adults and Peacebuilding
Wilson Center Africa Program
5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Tue, Dec. 5, 11a-12:30p
RSVP – in person - online

Senegal Dak’Art Festival
Wed, May 15–Fri, May 24 2024

Story Hour: Black Gold
Chez Alpha Books
Cite Africa (Ouakam)-Behind YumYums
Sat, Dec 2, 2p-3:30p

New York
The Death of a Jaybird Book Signing with Jodi M. Savage
1166 6th Avenue (entrance on 45th Street)
Thu, Dec 7, 7p-8:30p, $

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

The 5 Reasons Why The "United States Of AFRICA" May Fail

Consumer Info
The PACT Act and your VA benefits
( The PACT Act is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange, and other toxic substances.)

Dance Center Kenya Presents: The Nutcracker Ballet 2023
Kenya National Theatre on the weekends of
Dec 2-3

New York
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 65th Anniversary Opening Night Gala
New York City Center
131 West 55th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues
5-week run:  until-Sun, Dec 31

Chester, VA
The Legend of The Poinsettia
Perkinson Center For The Arts
11810 Centre Street
Fri, Jan 5-Tue, Jan 9, $

Macon, GA
Tyler Perry Exhibition
Tubman Museum
310 Cherry Street
Now until Feb 2025

Upper Marlboro, MD
37th Annual Winter Festival of Lights
Watkins Regional Park
now through Jan 1, 5p-9:30p

Thomasville, Georgia
Jack Hadley Black History Museum Annual Report and Christmas Party
214 Alexander Street
Sat, Dec 2, 2p-4p

Winter Wonderland
Harold Washington Cultural Center
4701 S Martin Luther King Dr
Sat, Dec 9, 1p-3p, $25

Brufut, The Gambia
Afrobeacitie Festival Gambia
Brufut Beach
Fri, Dec 15- Mon, Dec 18, 1p-4:30a, $


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

Black International Cinema Berlin
"Footprints in the Sand?" Exhibition Berlin 2023
Thu, Nov 23-Mon, Nov 27, Dec 7- Dec 11

Gambian Restauranteur Brings West African Hospitality and Cuisine to Washington DC. - Mansa Kunda

Your Guide to Glaucoma Surgery: What to Expect
Glaucoma Research Foundation
Dec 6, 4p (Registration, free)

New York/Online
The Prostate Health Education Network
Managing Survivorship
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Wed, Dec 13, 6p

Human Diversity
A Black Woman with White Skin Struggles To Fit In With Society

Woman Challenging Zakir Naik on Polygamy

Pastress Aggie About Her Ministry as A Transgender Pastor In Uganda

Ellis Bell

Bell, POH publisher Wayne Young’s paternal uncle, discusses his journey as a farmer, insurance agent, and founder of a farmig related non-profit

The “Deviant” African Genders That Colonialism Condemned


Mobile, AL
Rosa Parks Day
Mobile Government Plaza
She arrested on Dec. 1, 1955, in Montgomery, after refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus.)
Fri, Dec 1

Washington, DC
Black Men and Women of the Old West
Woodridge Public Library
18th and Rhode Island Ave, NE
Tue, Dec 5, 6p  

Boston, MA
250th Anniversary of The Boston Tea Party
A Retrospective on Revolution
Frederick Douglass (aka Nathan M. Richardson)
Faneuil Hall
Sat, Dec 16, 4p-5:30p

Southern Poverty Law Center
Jim Crow Literacy Test – Can You Pass?

In Memoriam
Share Your Memories of Rosalynn Carter
Oduno Tarik

Pre Kwanzaa Holiday Marketplace
Africa International House
6200 S Drexel Ave
Fri, Dec 1 and Sat, Dec 2, 11a-8p

Morgan State University Pre-Kwanzaa Cultural Celebration
Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall
East Cold Spring Lane
Sun, Dec 3, 1:30p-5:30p

Queens, NY
Kwanzaa 2023 Celebration
United Federation of Teachers
118-35 Queens Blvd 7th floor
Fri, Dec 15, 2p-5p

Kwanzaa Celebration; Protecting Heritage and Memory
5818 Germantown Ave
Fri, Dec 22, 12p-3m

New York
Kwanzaa: A Regeneration Celebration
The Apollo Theater
253 W 125th Street
Sat, Dec 30, 2p and 7:30p, $25 and up

Washington, DC
Black Women In AI: Building A More Inclusive And Equitable Future
The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium
1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036
Monday, December 4, 2023, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST
Webcast Registration

The Censorship of Sexual Freedom
The Woodhull Foundation
Tue, Dec 12, 12p-1p, free

Biden Unveils New Student Debt Forgiveness Plan

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

Gary Civic Symphony Orchestra
39th Annual Christmas Concert Fundraiser University Northwest Main Stage Theater Arts & Sciences Building 3415 Broadway
Sat, Dec 2, 4p, $35 one adult, 2 chidren

Julia Bullock, soprano and Bretton Brown, piano
Shriver Hall
3400 N. Charles Street
Sun, Jan 14, 5:30p,$46, $10 students

Curricular Resources:
Reparations Math and Reparations History

Attorneys for 3 Last-Known Survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Appeal Dismissed Reparations Case

Philadelphia Reparations Task Force solicits members, plans to officially launch in February

BZB Holiday Gift Show
Shiloh Baptist Church
9th and P Streets, NW
Sats, Dec 2, 9, 16
Wed, Dec 22 and Thu, Dec 23, 10a-7p

Christmas and Winter Market
Munich Airport Center Forum,
now through-Dec 31, 11a-9p

Washington, DC
Anthony Driver Designs
Jewelry Maker
Eastern Market – next to first door
225 7th St, SE
Sats, 8a-6p, Suns 8a-5p, free

Washington, DC
The Black Saturdays CO-OP and Farmers Market
2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E.
Sat, Dec 2, 1p-5p

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Public Obscenities
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
641 D Street NW
now through—Sat, Dec 23

ChatGPT Tutorial - A Crash Course on Chat GPT for Beginners

DIVAS Simply Singing! Raising Health Awareness
in honor of World AIDS Day
ABC Owned Stations
Fri, Dec 1

Richard III
PBS Great Performances
See Watch Full Episode

Phillis in Boston
Revolutionary Spaces
310 Washington Street
now through Sun, Dec 3, $

Washington, DC
Public Obscenities
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
641 D Street NW
Mon. Nov 13—Sat, Dec 23

Olney, MD
Drag the Halls
Olney Theatre Center
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road
Fri, Dec 8, and Sat, Dec 9, 8p

Washington, DC
Public Obscenities
Wholly Mammoth
641 D ST. NW
now-Sat, Dec 23

Young Adults
Read Africa Aloud
Features author readings with classroom applications and fun activities for children.

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