Stacey Abrams: Stop Jim Crow II
As other events, productions, and businesses weigh whether to patronize Georgia, I urge those who can to come and speak out, and I urge those who are here to stay and fight, to stay and vote. We need you. Please go to stopjimcrow2.com to find out how you can join the fight for voting rights in Georgia and around the country.
Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) Festival – April 9
The annual Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) Festival takes place Friday, April 9 at 7p. The family event is virtual and free on YouTube and Facebook. At the CABA Ceremony you will hear from luminaries such as Lupita Nyongo who will be accepting her award for the book Sulwe.
Children's Book Review: We Are Akan
We are Akan is a beautifully told work of historical fiction about the Akan people of Ghana’s powerful Asante Kingdom. Set in 1807, the plot revolves around the lives and activities of three young boys aged 10–13.
Play Review: The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls
While the lawyer vignette made me pause and replay the streaming several times, the dating a candidate for a Black association story, featuring the bi–racial Grant Pierre Witherspoon III (also known as Askari, which is Ki–Swahili for warrior) was the most hilarious.
Each One, Taught One: Life’s Impacters
Port Of Harlem Talk Radio interviews writer Peter Bailey, photographer David "Oggi" Ogburn, and oral historian Dr. Janet Sims-Wood. We talk about three people they had gotten to know and how those people impacted them, Malcolm X, Chancellor James Williams, and Dovey Johnson Roundtree, respectively. It's Thu, Apr 15 starting at 8p.
Links to One Night in Miami, A Special Conversation with Paul Coates and Runoko Rashidi, Anacostia River Festival, Evenings for Educators: Earth Day, The National Iftar, and theatrical productions including Mosaic Theater's Investigating the Poet-Playwright workshops and Woolly Mammoth's This is Who I Am.
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