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2018

African American Cultural Center (Us)
Activities -- October 2018

--Focus--
| Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer |
| Dr. Maulana Karenga "Making Meanings from the Odu Ifa" |



Activities -- September 2018
Kuanzisha -- The Founding of Us -- September 7, 2018




African American Cultural Center (Us)
Activities -- August 2018

| Dr. Maulana Karenga |
"Living and Singing Soul with Aretha:
Respecting Our Awesome and Soulful Selves "
A Tribute Lecture to Aretha Franklin

Conversation on Us with Naibu Tayari
Sunday, 19 August 2018

 

| August 05--Haiti |
| August 12-- Remembering the Watts Revolt |
| August 19-- A Conversation on Us with Naibu Tayari |
| August 26-- Dr. Maulana Karenga--"The Moral and Cultural Meaning of Blackness"|

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Holding Ground and Moving Courageously Forward"
KIPAS Opening Lecture--Sunday, July 22,2018

Summer Movies at the Center--
Sunday, July 1--"Queen of Katwe"
Sunday, July 15 --"Not Easily Broken"

Dr. Maulana Karenga | "Beyond Selective Morality and Mourning"
June 24, 2018


Fathers, Sons and Brothers
June 10, 2018

Black Music Month--June 3, 2018

 

African Liberation Day - Monday, May 28, 2018


Soul Session--Sunday, May 13, 2018

Soul Session--Sunday, May 6, 2018


Soul Sessions --April 2018

Soul Sessions -- March 2018

Soul Sessions -- February 2018




Soul Sessions -- January 2018

 


Soul Sessions - December 2017



Soul Sessions -- November 2017


 

Soul Sessions -- October 2017


Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer
100th Birthday Anniversary


 

Soul Sessions -- September 2017

"Sources of Our Righteous and Relentless Resistance"
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, September 24, 2017

52nd Anniversary of Us
Sunday, September 20, 2017


Soul Sessions -- August 2017

Soul Sessions - July 2017




 

Soul Sessions -- June 2017

Soul Sessions -- May 2017

Monday, May 29, 2017
African Liberation Day
Celebration and Continuation of the Liberation Struggle

Sunday, May 21, 2017
"Living Malcolm's Liberation Ethics:
Remembering, Rising, Raising and Resistance"
Dr. Maulana Karenga






April 30, 2017
Remembering Our History of Revolt
Dr. Maulana Karenga

 

April 16, 2017
Reception, Conversation and Book Signing
Baba Araba Ifayemi Elibuibon

April 9, 2017


March 26, 2017
Lifting and Holding Up Heaven:
Women's and Men's Work in the World
Dr. Maulana Karenga

March 19, 2017

An Afternoon of Music with
Dennis Flowers

March 12, 2017

An Ingathering of the Sisters of Africa / Senut Sisterhood

 

January 29, 2017

"Consulting King Concerning the Tragedy of Trump:
Mapping and Making Our Way Forward"

Dr. Maulana Karenga



2016

December 2016


November 2016




October 2016



September 2016



August 2016


July 2016




Community Discussion on the Murder of
Bro. Alton Sterling



June 2016

Sowetu, Simba and African Youth
Dr. Maulana Karenga




Remembering Muhammad Ali


Heri za Siku ya Baba -- Happy Father's Day


May 2016

 

April 2016

"Saving the Earth and Ourselves:
Conversations with Dr. George W. Carver"


"Fighting for Transit Justice on Crenshaw"

 

Black History Month II: Women Focus

Black History Month I: General Focus


2015

December

Heri za Kwanzaa: Kwanzaa Activities, Los Angeles 2015



Kwanzaa Marketplace: Meet and Greet
Sunday, 6 December 2015, 3:00--5:00pm


November

November 22, 2015
"Thinkin 'Bout Things That Matter
Life, Love, Truth, Justice and Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga




October 2015
"Nat Turner and Fannie Lou Hamer:
Messages and Models of Righteous Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga


"Homage to Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer:
Conversations, Insights & Celebration"
Sunday, 18 October 2015

 

"Justice or Else: The Significance and Ongoing Struggle"
Sunday, 11 October 2015


"50th Anniversary African American Cultural Center,
The Nguzo Saba & The Organization Us"
--Community Reception--

Sunday, 13 September 2015, 3:00pm



"Engaging Garvey, Katrina, Ferguson and Watts:
Embodying the Whirlwind, Flood and Fire"

Dr. Maulana Karenga, Sunday, 30 August 2015, 3:00pm



"Remmebering the Watts Revolt:
Understanding and Celebrating Our History of Struggle"
Prof. Amen Rahh, Sunday, 16 Augus 2015, 3:00pm

"Revolt & Renaissance:
A Legcy of Self-Determination
Ms. Pamela Garrett, Sunday, 2 August 2015, 3:00pm



"Kawaida and the Current Crisis:
A Philosophy of Life, Love and Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Sunday, July 26, 2015, 3:00pm

"The Reemergence of Black Movements and the
Supporting Role of National Legal Organizations"
Dr. Jill Humphries, Sunday, July 12, 2015, 3:00pm

 

"Reframing Conversations on Charleston:
An Ethics of Righteous Anger and Resistance"
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Sunday, June 28, 2015, 3:00pm

 

--AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY--
"For the Liberation & Struggle of African Peoples Everywhere"
Monday, May 25, 2015, 5:00-7:00pm



"Malcolm's Message of Resistance:
Reflections on Baltimore, Ferguson and Elsewhere "
Dr. Maulana Karenga
May 17, 2015


"Seba Limbiko Tembo:
Celebrating Her Life and Legacy"
May 3, 2015



"Knowing and Honoring Nathan Hare:
Thinking and Thundering Black"
April 26, 2015




A Man Named Pearl:
An Environmental Documentary
Sunday, 19 April 2015

"Black Male-Female Relations Again:
Matters of Life, Love and Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga


Fundi: The Store of Ella Baker
March 22, 2015



"Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed
Film and Discussion
March 15, 2015



"The Sruggle to End Police Violence:
A Community Conversation"
March 8, 2015



50th Anniversary of the Commemoration of the
Martyrdom of Malcolm X

"Malcolm and the Ethics of Martyrdom:
Witness, Service, Struggle and Sacrifice"
Dr. Maulana Karenga


American Black Film Institute presents
"Conscious Film Making in this Post Racial Era:
Why Films With a Message Matter Now More Than Ever"






A National Black HIV-AIDS Awareness Day Forum
Sunday, February 1, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015
"King, Ferguson and Our Current Struggles:
The Anatomy and Obligation of Resistance"


Sunday, January 18, 2015
"King, Ferguson and Our Current Struggles:
An Intergenerational Dialogue on Resistance"



Sunday, January 11, 2015
"Selma"



2014

December 2014

Kwanzaa 2014 Activities
African American Cultural Center





November 2014

"Strategic Refocusing on Ferguson:
Necessary Visions Beyond the Verdict"


"The Crisis of Ebola:
Moral, Medical and Political Issues"

November 9, 2014

 


October 2014



"Remaking History with Mrs. Hamer:
Raising Questions, Empowering Our People"
Dr. Maulana Karenga



"Homage to Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer:
Conversations, Insights and Celebration"




September 2014

"Thinking Deep About Blackness:
Stressing the Serious and Sacred"


August 2014


July 2014

 

June 2014













May 2014








Black History Month II -- Black Women Focus




Black History Month I -- General Focus





2013
December Activities

A Kwanzaa Conversation with Dr. Maulana Karenga


Children's Kwanzaa Events

World AIDS Day: Shared Responsibility in Sex, Love and Life

November Activities

Holocaust, Hollywood and Reparations:
Cinematic Confessions as Sufficient Compensation







October Activities







September Activities



Color Us Black (Film and Discussion) 09-15-13


Sunday, 8 September 2013, 3:00pm




August Activities
Sunday, 18 August 2013, 3:00pm


Sunday, 11 August 2013, 3:00pm


Sunday, 4 August 2013, 3:00pm




Sunday, July 21, 2013



Sunday, July 14, 2013

June Activities
Sunday, June 30, 2013, 3:00pm


Sunday, June 23, 2013, 3:00pm



Sunday, June 9, 2013, 3:00pm


Sunday, June 2, 2013, 3:00pm


May Activities
May 27, 2013

May 19, 2013


May 5, 2013


April Activities

Sunday, 28 April 2013, 3:00pm


Sunday, 21 April 2013, 3:00pm


Sunday, 14 April 2013, 3:00pm


Sunday, 7 April 2013, 3:00pm


March Activities
March 24, 2013



Sunday, March 17, 2013, 3:00pm




February Activities
Sunday, 24 February 2013




January Activities
Sunday, 27 January 2013 (click here)

Sunday, 20 January 2013 (click here)

2012

December 2012 Activities


2012 December 26 to 2013 January 1
Kwanzaa Week of Activities 2012 (Click here)



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July 2012 Activities


Sunday, 15 July 2012


Sunday, 8 July 2012




Sunday, 1 July 2012


June 2012 Activities

Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 5:30pm


Sunday, June 24, 2012, 3:00pm


Sunday, June 10, 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012



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April 4, 2012



Sunday, April 1, 2012



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April 2011 Activities


March 2011 Activities
Black History Month II -- Women Focus

February 2011 Activities
Black History Month I -- General Focus



February 13, 2011

Black History Month I -- No. Two -- The Holocaust of Enslavement

February 6, 2011

Black History Month I -- No. One -- The Classical Period


January 2011 Activities







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