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The International African Arts Festival Is Virtual in 2020: July 4 + July 11. It's FREE. Watch on www.IAAFestival.org
#HipHopEd Is Every Tues at 9p EST on Twitter (Since 2010)
For Music, Culture, & Spirituality, Sign-up to Email List of THE FADARA GROUP (Founded by Chief Ayanda Clarke)
Respect to the CENTER FOR BLACK LITERATURE at MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE, CUNY in BROOKLYN, NY. Click to Learn More!
:BUSINESS: Support Black-Owned Bookstores (A National List)
:CHILDREN: It's Storytime! This Brilliant 10-Year Is Reading to Children Every Night at 6:30 EST on Facebook Live! Watch "Dreamland with Aaliyah"
:MUSIC: Dear Music Lovers, Sign Up for the "Jazz in the Valley" Weekly Email Newsletter (from TRANSART & Cultural Services)
:BOOK: "When We Free The World" by Kevin Powell (Available Now)
MUST READ! "Rebirth of a Nation" by Cheo Tyehimba Taylor
:COMMUNITY: Donate to the ASASE YAA YOUTH SUMMER EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE.
Byron Hurt on Fox Soul with Dr. Yusef Salaam (of The Exonerated Five), Moderated by Dr. Sean McMillan (May 20, 2020)
:BOOK: "We Are Worth Fighting For: A History of the Howard U. Student Protest of 1989" (by Joshua M. Myers). HINT: It's About More Than a Protest
:BOOK: Be a Father to Your Child: Real Talk from Black Men on Family, Love, and Fatherhood (Edited by April R Silver, 2008)
:SPIRITUALITY: AMSTERDAM NEWS: Spiritual Health Counselor Chief Ayanda Clarke on Wellness, COVID-19 (June 11, 2020). As of 6/13/20, Only the Print Version Has the Full Version of This News Feature
:SPIRITUALITY: NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams Welcomes Chief Ayanda Clarke to "A Time for Faith" on May 31, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST. All Are Welcome to Join This Facebook Live Event!
VIDEO: Now Working from Home? Here Are 4 Best Practices from AKILA WORKSONGS Founder APRIL R. SILVER
MUST READ! “The Power of Stacey Abrams” by Kevin Powell (in The Washington Post Magazine, May 2020)
For Black History Month 2020, Apple Fifth Avenue Welcomes Chief Ayanda Clarke for a Special Music Lab (2/1)
:BOOK: Learn about the "DREAMing Out Loud" Anthology (from PEN America)
:BOOK: Buy "DREAMing Out Loud" (from PEN America)
The African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Voter Alert Toolkit Is Here. #LiftEveryVote in 2020! (Released February 2020)
MUST READ! Byron Hurt is Featured in This #GirlDad Washington Post Article (2/3/20)