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May 4 – May 17, 2023
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Sabata-mpho Mokae, Pridefully Keeping His Language Alive

We converse with Sabata-mpho Mokae, an academic, novelist, and translator based at the Sol Plaatje University in Kimberly, South Africa. We talk not only about Mokae’s writings, but that of his hero Sol Plaatjie, South African and world history, and he and Plaatje’s effort to develop and maintain their language, Setwana.

Test Your COVID IQ!

Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival
Sun, May 5-Tue, May 14

Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal
International Watercolor Meetup of Montemor-o-Novo
featuring paint workshop by Jonathan Agreey
Municipal Gallery
Sat, May 6, 9:30a-12p
event: Wed, May 3-Sat, May 13

Oxon Hill, MD
Black History and Culture Stitched into Quilts
National Harbor
162 Water Front Street
Sat, May 20, 1p-4p;  ages 8-12
Sun, May 21, 1p-4p; teens and adults

Unapologetic NWI" and "Unapologetic Avant Garde”
Gary Public Library and Cultural Center
220 W. 5th Avenue,
now until-Wed, May 31

MFA Boston
Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina
now to Sun, Jul 9

Diaspora Stories: Selections from the CCH Pounder Collection
DuSable Museum
740 E. 56th Place
Sun, Jul 16, $

Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence
de Young
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco
now until-Oct 15, $

Super StoryHour at the Park
Marquette Park Playground Committee
Marquette Park Playground
Weds, May 31–Thu, Aug 30, 10a-noon
free bag lunches, city transportation

Conscious Capitalism

Washington, DC
Women Blossoming: A Traditional Tea & Celebration to Inspire and Empower
Esther Productions, Inc
Trinity Washington University
125 Michigan Ave, NE
Sat, May 06, 3p-5p

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

The Appeal Credit Union Start-Up Updates: A Way Forward
Sat, May 06, 10:30a

Election 2022
How Close Were House Races? A Few Thousand Votes Could Have Swung Control

Northwest Indiana Native Plant Sales
Gibson Woods Wild Ones
Lake Etta County Park
4801 W 29th Ave
Sat, May 6, 9a-3p 

Miller Garden Club:
Marquette Park Aquarium
6918 Oak Ave.
Sat, May 13 from 10a-3p


Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia
101 South Third Street
now until Sun, Nov. 26, 2023

Pool: A Social History of Segregation?
The Fairmount Water Works
640 Water Works Drive
Philadelphia, PA
now untill-Sep 30, free

Washington, DC
We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist DC
Martin Luther King Library
9 & G Street, NW
now until-Sep 15, 2024

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

Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival
Sun, May 5-Tue, May 14

Washington, DC
Africa on the Avenues
Bruce Monroe Community Park
btw Columbia Road and Irving Street
Sat, May 20, 11a-5p Washington, DC
Anacostia River Festival
Sat, May 20, 1p-4p
rain date:  Sun, May 21

Colour Festival Kenya!
Sagret Gardens
Kiambu Road
May 27, 10a-10p, $

Afrowise Festival
Burg Frankenburg, Aachen, Germany
Sat, Jul 8-Sun, Jul 9

Gary, IN
Gary Air Show
Marquette Park @ Lake Michigan
Sat, Aug 5 and Sun, Aug 6

Waterbury CT
Afro Latin Film Festival
1 Plank Road
Fri, Jun 16-Sun, Jun 18, $15-$40

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

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

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)

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
Farmer Ellis Bell
Bell, POH publisher Wayne Young’s paternal uncle, discusses his journey as a farmer in Eastern Arkansas, insurance agent in St. Louis, and founder of a non-profit that introduces young Americans to agricultural careers. Our formerly enslaved, Civil War veteran ancestor purchased the original farm acres after Emancipation.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Schooling Joe Rogan on Africa's Greatness

The “Deviant” African Genders That Colonialism Condemned

SNCC Digital Gateway
(A documentary website that tells the story of how young activists in SNCC united with local people in the Deep South.)

RaceToday! Seasoned Black Marriage
with CR Gibbs

In Memoriam

Gary, IN
Diana Ross
Hard Rock Live - Northern Indiana
(5400 West 29th Ave) I-80/Burr St
Fri, May 5, 7p

Cambridge, MD
Jazz at the Mural
Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center
Sharon Clark
424 Race St
Sat, May 13, 6p-8p, $20

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

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

Washington, DC
The Black Saturdays CO-OP and Farmers Market
2015 Bunker Hill Road, N.E.
Sat, May 06, 1p-5p
Gary, IN
Diana Ross
Hard Rock Live - Northern Indiana
(5400 West 29th Ave) I-80/Burr St
Fri, May 5, 7p

ChatGPT Tutorial - A Crash Course on Chat GPT for Beginners

My Journey To 50
Gabrielle Union's travels to Africa
Premiering on Thu, Jun 15

Pluto TV

Washington, DC
One In Two
Mosaic Theater
1333 H Street, NE
Thu, Jun 1-Sun, Jun 25

Washington, DC
Woolly Mammoth Theatre
641 D St NW
Mon, May 29-Sun, Jun 25

The Essential Theatre
Anacostia Arts Center -
1231 Good Hope Road, SE
Tue, May 30-Sun, Jun 11

Young Adults
Akili Kids! TV - Kenya's #1 Children's Channel

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
Features author readings of outstanding books on Africa together with classroom applications and fun activities for children.

‘Sky Girls Kenya’: Born to Fly - Citizen TV and YouTube 'The show chronicles the day-to-day life of the teenage characters living in Nairobi and coping with the everyday challenges of social pressure, sexual harassment, bullying, HIV, and self-identity crisis

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