Community Calendar

Dread Scott in conversation about “Slave Rebellion Reenactment” Revolution Books 437 Malcolm X Blvd Friday, January 24th Dread Scott in conversation about “Slave Rebellion Reenactment” Revolution Books 437 Malcolm X Blvd 7-9pm, Manhattan $15, students $10. Just named by @ArtNet as one of “The 100 Works of Art That Defined the Decade,” this massive performance-art […]Read More


by Abigail McGrath They never should have let an “uppity,” “light-skinned,” Black woman with “good hair” into the royal family. They should have known that “fine, fair and flip” would have more class than they could ever hope to have and put them to shame. Whatever made them think she would go on welfare (which […]Read More

CUNY Honors Dr. King in a Recommitment to Service and

The City University of New York is commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a series of commemorative events and volunteer activities on its campuses and throughout the city. It has been nearly 57 years since the iconic civil rights champion’s landmark commencement address at the City College of New York, which he delivered June 12, 1963, just hours […]Read More

Community Calendar

Saturday, January 11th The Reggie Woods Quartet Sistas’ Place 456 Nostrand Avenue 9pm & 10:30pm sets $20 with reservation or $25 at the door. Open the new year with great music! This acclaimed saxophonist always has a skilled crew of fellow jazz artists on stage alongside him. He’ll be at Sistas’ Place, the cozy Black-owned […]Read More

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Black History on February

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce pays tribute to outstanding business and community leaders on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at the Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton St. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m., Awards Ceremony at 7:15. Four distinguished individuals will be honored: Roy Hastick, President and CEO of the Caribbean-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Samuel Dunston, […]Read More


By Victoria Horsford 2020 COMMON ERA A week ago, many observed Christmas, Hanukkah (the Festival of Lights) and Kwanzaa, all celebrations of the human spirit and to men of peace. New Year’s Day 2020 arrives with acts of hostility in the Middle East as Iran ponders its options in response to President Trump’s nod to […]Read More