I warn you that if you're not accustomed to going 24/7-365 - you might want to run for cover - because we are now fully under the sign of Aries and things are moving at a fast pace - with as many as 5 to 10 things going on simultaneously - all over the community - especially in NYC (of course), these next few weeks are not for the faint of heart or dull of wit. I just celebrated my Birthday, Monday, March 21st, and am still in motion -
So let's go - I'm starting with
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016:
THE SCHOMBURG RESEARCH CENTER FOR BLACK CULTURE will host a celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Marcus Garvey's UNIA. The most profound and far reaching impact ever on African Americans was through the great Marcus Garvey, when he came to the US as a Jamaican Immigrant, and emerged as a charismatic leader who showed Black people that they could stand up, stand together, and ACCOMPLISH WHAT THEY WILL! too bad we don't have him or anyone close to him around today - it's just what's needed to move us out of this mess we appear to be in today.
Be that as it may, a celebration of Garvey is fitting and proper - for more information, contact the Schomburg Center for Black Culture:
515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135 & MALCOLM X BLVD)
New York, NY, 10037
Brother William Molette, a Genetic Counselor and a Sickle Cell Outreach and clinical genetic service provider will share his perspective on Sickle Cell Disease, Myths, Treatment and Consequences.
CEMOTAP INVITES ALL TO HEAR THIS DYNAMIC YOUNG BROTHER PROVIDE VALUABLE INFORMATION TO OUR COMMUNITY ON THIS DISEASE.
ADMISSION IS FREE .
WHEN: SATURDAY MARCH 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM
WHERE: CEMOTAP CENTER
135-05 Rockaway Boulevard
S. Ozone Park, Queens NY 11420
MARCH 3-APRIL 5- Celebrating Charlie "Bird" Parker click on the link:
SATURDAY MARCH 26:
Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge’s Easter Egg Decorating contest on Saturday, March 26th from 1pm to 4pm. Patrons can enjoy several springtime cocktails, games, and raffle prizes, with proceeds from the cocktails donated to Friends of Karen, an organization that provides financial, emotional, and advocacy support for children with a life-threatening illness and their families, in order to keep them strong, functioning, and able to cope.
Admission to the event is free and children are welcome!
Address: 71 W 35th St, New York, NY 10018
Some things are just for fun and I always enjoy participating in them:
The area around St. Patrick's Cathedral is the ideal place to see the EASTER PARADE which runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
On Easter Sunday, you have the opportunity to see Easter bonnets to the New York City extreme as "paraders" wander along Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets - and you know how much I love hats!!!
A Women’s History Month Event"The Beauty of Blackness and the Law"Join the Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ)
for a full day of workshops to discuss...
Sankofa (The Past)
Black Hair & the Law: Restricting the Beauty of Blackness
9:00am - 10:45 am | The Impact of the Law on Black Hair
Ujima (The Collective)
Is Natural Hair Professional?
11:00am - 12:30pm | Black Hair Politics in the Work Place
Kujichagulia (The Present)
The Power of Today’s Black Beauty Industry
1:00pm - 2:30pm | Harnessing the Power of the Black Beauty Industry
Nia (Our Purpose)
Creating Our Own Standard of Beauty
2:45pm - 4:00pm | Redefining Beauty on Our Terms
Nu Wave Kultural Kreations Spring Hair Collection: Texture, Textiles & Tones
4:15pm - 5:00pm | Crown Culture & Runway Show
"The Beauty of Blacknessand the Law" Symposium
will take place at
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Edison O. Jackson (EOJ) Auditorium
1638 Bedford Avenue • Brooklyn, NY 11225
(In the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. Click HERE for Directions)
Tickets available at: http://bit.ly/
Put On BLAST! | POB 250553 | Brooklyn, NY 11225 | United States
THURSDAY, MARCH 24 6:30 - 9:00PM
You're invited to The Future of Black America: Real Problems Real Solutions
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One hundred and thirty one years ago, Christopher James Perry recognized that there was no vehicle to identify and articulate the concerns of those who were denied equal citizenship. Perry started a newspaper that reflected the African-American experience. His vision, The Philadelphia Tribune continues in that tradition today. As such, we will host “The Future of Black America, Real Problems, Real Solutions” program. We expect this to be a compelling question in view of what our history has recorded; therefore, we will reflect in our discussion where we were, where we are, and where we need to go to achieve full participation and inclusion.
Moderator: Reverend Marshall Mitchell
- Dr. Anthea Butler
- A. Bruce Crawley
- Dr. Julianne Malveaux
- Dr. Khalil G. Muhammad
- Dr. William Spriggs
- Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
- Pennsylvania Convention Center - 1101 Arch Street Lecture Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104 -
SATURDAY, MARCH 26
SATURDAY, MARACH 26
NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK/PHILLY
presents the 2016 Living Legacy Awards Gala, the VIEW Banquet Hall, 800 North Broad Street (entrance on Brown), Philadelphia 19130 - 6:00 PM until
For info and reservarions contact Ms. Paula Peebles ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, MARCH 26 & 27TH
The 12th Annual BLACK HISTORY AND CULTURE EXPO AT THE PHILLY CONVENTION CENTER -
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter will have a booth at the Black History and Culture Showcase - Please stop by and say hello to me and my Sorors - we are also in the midst of celebrating Sisterhood Month.
SUNDAY, MARCH 27:
After you leave the Black History and Culture Showcase on Sunday, make sure you head for the grand opening of my friend Youma Baa's Restaurant YOUMA (from Senegal) - her African Cuisine is superb - This is the link. She has successfully run Kilimanjaro for 10 years - widely known for African and African American Cuisine - so popular that she had to expand to another restaurant. Come savor and enjoy!! Opens at 4:00 PM
This is just for fun - I googled some of the other Easter Celebration Opportunities and this is what I found - go check it out for the kids or for the kid in you!!The Philadelphia Easter Promenade returns to South Street for the 85th year with a parade, live music, special guests and more...
In Washington DCWhite House Easter Egg Roll - March 28, 2016, 8:00 a. m. - 5:00 p. m. White House Lawn, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC (202) 456-7041. Bring the kids to hunt for Easter Eggs and enjoy a morning of storytelling and a visit with the Easter Bunny. This is a special Washington, DC tradition that dates back to 1878.
Eggstravaganza at Tudor Place - March 19, 25, and 26, 2016, 10 a.m.-noon. 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC. Children of all ages enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt and a thrilling Egg Roll Contest. After the exciting games, spend the morning decorating festive eggs and building a spring basket. Visitors also enjoy a self-guided tour of Tudor Place’s gardens. Bring your own basket, spoon, and one hard-boiled egg per child. Admission: Member Children: $7, Nonmember Children: $10, Adult Chaperones: $3.
Stay in faith and Stay Blessed &