Patriots Day –
April 27th – Dudley Cafe, 6:00 pm. Poetry
Blue Rose and Stone Soup Poetry join together for National Poetry Month to bring you the Amazing WoMen Poetry Showcase. We return to the Dudley Cafe from 6:00 to 9:00 PM for another Saturday night of open mic poetry and featured performances. Poets are invited to present and perform work related to the night’s theme: “You don’t know me … but you are me.” Join in with our showcase of artists sharing stories of trauma and healing.
April 27th – Curated Curl connecting multicultural women who are embracing their natural hair textures – SOulFully Textured™, A Natural Hair Experience from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at District Hall in the heart of Boston’s Innovation District, the Seaport. Tickets range from $15 to $45 and are on sale now at: http://soulfullytextured.eventbrite.com.
April 29th BOSTON ATHENAEUM Public Talks
Emily Bazelon and Boston-based former Prosecutor Adam Foss for their joint event entitled, “Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration.”
May 1st – Preservation Month Kickoff reception and activities with Boston Landmarks Preservation Day at the New England Historic Genealogical Society 99 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116 from 6-7:00 p.m.
May 2nd – May 5th – Alvin Ailey Dancer visits community groups and will attract more than 900 church-, school- and neighborhood-affiliated citizens from Dorchester, Roxbury, the South End, Charlestown, Mattapan, Roslindale and Jamaica Plain to performances..
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KEITH HAMILTON COBB’S AWARD-WINNING EXPLORATION OF SHAKESPEARE, RACE, AND AMERICA
April 10 – 21st
DIRECTED BY KIM WEILD
THE EMERSON PARAMOUNT CENTER
Boston Roundtrip to see Herbie Hancock perform at the Newport Jazz Festival 2019 and LINK to the festival lineup.
Visit the Omni Parker House Hotel History Gallery
See this photo of Roxbury’s MALCOLM X in the history chamber downstairs. Malcolm Little was 16 when he arrived in Boston.
He worked at the Parker House as a busser. The Parker House honors Malcolm’s civil rights legacy with a framed photo. Placed around it are photos of the Black workers Malcolm worked with there. Near the Malcolm X display is a photo of President John F. Kennedy proposing to his future wife while dining at Omni Parker House, 60 School St, Boston, MA 02108.
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|It was Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel|
CO-CHAIRS BEVERLY EDGEHILL PH.D, ROBERT J. AWKWARD PH.D.
AND THE MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
WITNESS HISTORY AT THE LIVING LEGENDS GALA EXPERIENCE
HISTORIC-FILLED PROGRAM HONORING OUR LIVING LEGENDS AND
OUR LEGACY LEGENDS.
LIVING LEGENDS: THE FIRST BLACK ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES ERIC H. HOLDER, JR.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AND STAR OF “BLACK-ISH” ACTOR ANTHONY ANDERSON
HUBIE JONES, MEL KING AND SARAH-ANN SHAW
EVENT Produced by AJWilliams Events
The Committee to Renew the Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial at Boston Common is spending one million dollars to make it better.
Purpose: restoration of the memorial and support for programs to deepen the dialogue about race, freedom, and justice.