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Activities - Free and at Local Time, Unless Noted
Nov 16 – Nov 29, 2023
marvin tupper jones

POH Podcasts
Marvin Tupper Jones: Documenting the World and Now His Home Village

Marvin Tupper Jones made his mark as a Washington, DC-based documentary photographer before starting the Chowan Discovery Group that researches, documents, preserves, and presents the history of his home area, the Winton, North Carolina Triangle.

The Group has shared its findings and documentation via a variety of methods from stage presentations to historical markers. “We hope that people will find new value in the world that immediately surrounds them,” explained Jones.

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

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

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
Nov24-26 and 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
Wed, Nov 29, 7p

5-week run:  Wed, Nov 29-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

Western Area Fullah Association
4th Annual National Fullah Festival
Bintumani Conference Center
Fri, Nov 18-Sun, Nov 19

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

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

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


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?

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

In Memoriam
Hulet Hope, Sr,

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

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

Westville, IN
Anthony Ray Hinton
The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row
Purdue University - Westville Campus
1401 S. U.S. 421
Sun, Nov 19, 4p, free

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

Washington, DC
Black Hair
Marvin Bowser Photography
The Ven at Embassy Row Hotel
2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Thu, Oct 19-Sun, Nov 19

Curricular Resources:
Reparations Math and Reparations History

Philadelphia Joins Several Others Cities and States Exploring Reparations

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
Fri, Nov 24 and Sat, Nov 25
Sats, Dec 2, 9, 16
Wed, Dec 22 and Thu, Dec 23, 10a-7p

Christmas and Winter Market
Munich Airport Center Forum,
Fri, Nov 17-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, Nov 18, 1p-5p

New Orleans
The 50th Annual Bayou Classic
Caesars Superdome
Sat, Nov 25

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

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Richard III
PBS Great Performances
See Watch Full Episode

Mosaic Theater
1333 H Street NE
Thu, Oct 26-Sun, Nov 19

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

Jaja's African Hair Braiding
Live Stream from Broadway
(You will need to watch at the scheduled performance time, and you will be unable to view the show a second time or at a later date.)
Tue, Nov 14- Sun, Nov 19, $69

Olney, MD
Drag the Halls
Olney Theatre Center
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road
Friday, 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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