port of harlem magazine
 
woolly mammoth theatre
 
Activities - Free and at Local Time, Unless Noted
 
Feb 22 – Mar 06, 2024
 
wayne a young



battle of adwa



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.


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


African (Continental) Affairs
Online/Washington, DC
Howard University African Studies International Conference
Tue, Mar 12-Wed, Mar 13, free
- link coming soon

Art
Gary
Blooming Out of Trauma:
The Intersection of Upholstery and Activist Art
Artist Talk with Jamika Smith
Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts
540 S. Lake Street
Sun, Feb. 25, 2p

Baltimore
Ethiopia at the Crossroads
The Walter’s Art Gallery
600 N. Charles St.
Through Sun. Mar 03

Gary
Blooming Out of Trauma: The Intersection of Upholstery and Activist Art
Marshall J. Gardner Center for The Arts
540 S Lake Street
Fri, Feb 2-Fri, Mar 8

San Francisco
Zanele Muholi: Eye Me
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 Third Street
Thu, Jan 18–Sun, Aug 11, $

Sargent Claude Johnson exhibition
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA
now through Mon, May 20, 2024

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


History
Mt. Rainier, MD
Community Black History Celebration
4211 34th Street
Sun, Feb 25, 1p-6p
Guest Speaker, Wayne Young

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

Conference
Philadelphia, PA
Society of the First African Families of English America
Annual Conference 
Museum Of The American Revolution
Sun, May 3-Mon, May 4

Dance
Coppelia 2024 Dance
Theater of Kenya
Braeburn Schools Gitanga Road
Sat, Feb 24-Sun, Feb 25

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

Festival
Ethiopia
Adwa Victory Day
Sat, Mar 2 

Charleston
The 2024 Black Food Truck Festival
The Exchange Park Fairgrounds
Fri, Apr 26,  8p, $15+

Fashion
The NFL Player That Wears Traditional African Clothing to Football Games

Film

Online
Global Assignment - The Life and Times of Dr. Runoko Rashidi, $

Food
Gary, IN
Dine with the Chefs
Meals on Wheels
Avalon Manor
3550 E US 30
Sun, Mar 3, 11a, $150

Film
Rustin

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

Government

To text U.S. Vice President Harris: 310-861-2977

Health
Online
Sex and Aging Annual Conference
Sibley Memorial Hospital
Sat, Feb. 24, 12:30p-4:30p

Participate in the Emancipation Day Celebration Awards program where PHEN President Thomas Farrington will be recognized.
Feb 24 

Host the Disparity Rally's Town Hall Meeting in Jackson Mississippi at the Civil Rights Museum
Feb 28 

History
Mt. Rainier, MD
Community Black History Celebration
4211 34th Street
Sun, Feb 25, 1p-6p
Guest Speaker, Wayne Young

Building a Mixed Race Community - People, Buildings and Sites of the Winton Triangle
By Marvin T. Jones
Photoworks
7800 McArthur Boulevard,
Glen Echo, MD 
Opening Feb 11, 2p. Runs through Mar 31

The Tower Road Bus – Film and Discussion
In the early 1970s, amidst anti-busing protests nationwide, Dotson Burns, Jr. lands on the frontlines of school integration as the first Black principal of Crestview Elementary, a majority-white school in Prince George’s County
Greenbelt Cinema
129 Centerway
Thu, Feb 29, 7p (67 minutes), $9

Online
Preservation, Culture, And Commemoration
Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project
Preservation, Culture, And Commemoration
(In this session, Melanie Maldonado (Puerto Rican Organization for the Performing Arts) and Omar Eaton-Martinez (National Trust for Historic Preservation) will discuss Afro-Puerto Rican heritage and remembrance efforts.)
Sat, Feb 24, 7p, Register

Online
Society of the First African Families of English America Forgotten Patriots' trailer
By Ric Murphy

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

The “Deviant” African Genders That Colonialism Condemned


Best African Dads In The World: Meet The Aka Pygmy Fathers who are raising their children in a non-traditional manner

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

In Memoriam
Joe Madison
Carl Weathers

Languages
Ge'ez classes

Outdoors
Metro Chicago
Brookfield Zoo
admission is free on Sun, Tue, Thu, and Sat during Jan and Feb
(parking fee still applies)

Music
Jacksonville
Tina-The Tina Turner
Musical Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts (formerly Times-Union Center) 300 Water Street Tue, Mar 5-Sun, Mar 10

New York City
Experiential Orchestra and Videmus Present
The Julia Perry Centenary Celebration and Festival
Wed, Mar 13-Fri, Mar 16
Theater
Washington, DC
The Sensational Sea Mink-Ettes
Woolly Mammoth
641 D ST. NW
Sun, Feb 4-Sun, Mar 3, 2024
Gary
Howard University Gospel Choir
First A.M.E. Church
2045 Massachusetts Street
Mon, Mar 4, 7p-9p. $25-$30

Washington, DC
Community Voices: Historic Preservation in Anacostia Anacostia Busboys and Poets
2004 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue
Fri, Mar 8 and Thu, Mar 21
Welcome Reception: Food & Beverage
6:30p -7p
Verbal Gymnastics Playback Theater Performance
7p- 8:30p
Verbal Gymnastics captures the narratives of residents in rapidly changing communities “East of the River” in Washington, DC Registration

Clarksdale, MS
Delta Blues Museum Virtual Tours
Delta Blues Museum

Poetry
Online
emmett (til de remix) by Chicago Poetry Laurette avery r. young with Studio Revolt

Politics
The Trevor Garifuna Show
discusses the history of the human rights violations in West Papua by the Indonesian government and their quest for independence.

Reparations
Online Reparations: Accra Reparations Conference update with Nkechi Taifa
Appeal Inc
Sat, Feb 10, 10a-12p

New York Will Set up a Commission to Consider Reparations for Slavery

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 Feb

Shopping/Restaurants
Washington, DC
Millée Spears
Khismet Wearable Art International Women's Day Agora The VEN on EMBASSY ROW
Thu, Mar 7, 5p, Free

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

Sports
The Cookout: A Tennis Event in Honor of Black History
Rancho Cienega Recreation Center Tennis Court
 5001 Obama Blvd
Sun, Feb 25, 12p, $20+

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Technology
ChatGPT Tutorial - A Crash Course on Chat GPT for Beginners

Television/Online
Richard III
PBS Great Performances
See Watch Full Episode

Theater
Washington, DC
The Sensational Sea Mink-Ettes
Woolly Mammoth
641 D ST. NW
Sun, Feb 4-Sun, Mar 3, 2024

Chicago
The Time Machine - A Tribute to the '80s
Black Ensemble Theater
4450 North Clark Street
Sun, Mar 3-Sun, Apr 14

Young Adults
Washington, DC
Washington, DC’s African American Authors Of Children's Literature
125 Michigan Ave. NE
On The Campus Of Trinity Washington University
MARCH 2, 8:30a -6:30p, registration

Center for African Studies at Howard University
Bouctou, an Africana Magazine for Teachers and Students

Online
National Museum of African American History and Culture Celebrates Black History Month

NMAAHC Kids Learning Together: Meet a Rock Climber!
Feb. 23, 11a–12p 

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

Goombay Kids
Makes History As First-Ever Caribbean Live-Action Children’s Series To Sign North American Streaming Deal (now available to over on Roku, Amazon FireTV, Apple TV and Android devices)

 
 
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