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Soul Sessions | December 2023

"An Evening in Africa"

A Celebration of Our Sacred and Soulful Selves
Sunday, 31 December 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Reachin' 'Round the World With Kwanzaa:
A Kwanzaa Conversation With the Creator of Kwanzaa"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Tuesday, 27 December 2023 | 5:30pm (PST)

Kwanzaa Candle Lighting Ceremony
Community Umoja (Unity) Night Celebration
Tuesday, 26 December 2023 | 5:30pm (PST)

"Kwanzaa, Symbols, Sensibilities and Insights:
Gleaning Deep Meanings and Expansive Messages"
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Creator of Kwanzaa

Sunday, 17 December 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)


Maziko | Memorial Service
Mpinduzi Khuthaza

Sunday, 10 December 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | November 2023

"Critical Reflection, Righteous Struggle and Radical Caring:
Reimagining, Repairing and Remaking Our World"
Dr. Maulana Karenga | Dr. cornel West

Sunday, 26 November 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Practicing and Promoting Kawaida:
NAKO | National and Pan-African Initiatives"

Sunday, 19 November 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Converation on Critical Issues That Confront Us:
Understanding and Advancing Our Intersts "
| Dr. Maulana Karenga |

Sunday, 12 November 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | October 2023

"Black People, Besieged Palestine and Rampaging Israel;
Our Moral Obligation to Resist Genocide and Demand Justice"
Sunday, 29 October 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Consulting King Concerning Israel'sWar Against Palesltine:
Palestinians Within the Field of Our Moral Vision "
Sunday, 22 October 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Standing in Solidarity with the People of Palestine:
- A Community conversation on the Real Moral Issues"
Sunday, 15 October 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)


"Nana Fannie Lou Hamer's America"
- Film and Discussion -
Sunday, 8 October 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | September 2023

"Us in the Interest of Our People:
Centering the 58 Years and 232 Seasons of Our Struggle"
An Interview With Seba Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 24 September 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)


The Radical and CAring History of Us:
Reeflective Remembrance of 58 Years and 232 Seasons of Loving Struggle"
Sunday, 17 September 2023 | 3:00pm (PST) || PART 2

Sunday, 10 September 2023 | 3:00pm (PST) || PART 1

Soul Sessions | August 2023

Practicing Pan-Africanism with Nana Marcus Garvey:
Retrieval, Redemption and Liberation of Global Africa"
Sunday, 27 August 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

NO SOUL SESSION | In Preparation of Hurricane Hilary
Sunday, August 20, 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Raising Up and Remembering Nana JoAnn Watson:
Honoring Her Legacy, Repairing Ourselves and the World
Sunday, 13 August 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

A Kawaida Master Class | July 2023

____A Kawaida Master Class____

"Maatian Ethics and Current Critical Issues:
Repairing, Renewing and Remaking Ourselves and the World"

Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sundays, July 9, 16, 23, 30 - 2023 | 12:00-3:00pm (PST)


Soul Sessions | June 2023

Black Art, Black People and Black Liberation:
Reaffirming the Critical Role of the Black Artist

Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 25 June 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Heri za Siku ya Baba Zetu | Happy Day of Our Fathers
Sunday, 18 June 2023 | CLOSED

The Enduring Beautify of African Drumming and Dancing
Continuing the Tradition, Living the Legacy:

Sunday, 11 June 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)


Rightfully Remembering Tina Turner
Sunday, 4 June 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | May 2023

Celebration and Commemoration

Sunday, 29 May 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Haji Malcolm and Cultivating Critical Consciousness:

Reaffirming the Radical Awareness of Being Woke"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 21 May 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Heri za Siku Ya Mama Zetu  | Happy Day of Our Mothers
Sunday, 14 May 2023 |

"Rightfully Raising Up and Remembering
Nana Harry Belafone - Singer/Actor/Activist

Sunday, 7 May 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | April 2023

The Vision of Wangari Maathai

Sunday, 23 April 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)


"Raising Up and Remembering Randall Robinson:
Honoring His Legacy By Continuing It"

Sunday, 26 April 16| 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | March 2023
Black History Month II: Women Focus

"Reasoning 'Bout Reparations and Resistance:
The Inseparable Radical Remedies for Oppression"

Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 26 March 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Sugar Cane Alley" | Movie and Discussion
Sunday, 19 March 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Faith of OUr Mothers and Fathers:
Anchoring Ways to Understand and Assert Ourselves in the World"
Sunday, 12 March 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Celebrating Black Women's Activism:
Reparations, Pan-Africanism, Sisterhood and Continued Struggle"
Sunday, 5 March 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | February 2023
Black History Month I: General Focus

"Resisting the Madness Engulfing America:
Defying the Outlawing of Learning and Being Black"
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 26 February 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Love Songs, Struggle Songs and Something' Else:
Sunday, 19 February 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Resisting Eurocentric Narrow Notions of Knowledge:
The Continuing Struggle for Quality Education"
Sunday, 12 February 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Deacons For Defense" | Movie and Discussion
Sunday, 5 February 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | January 2023

"Rightfully Remembering and Resisting for Tyre Nichols:

Countering the Mentality and Mayhem of Americanism"
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 29 January 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)


A Roundtable Discussion
"Turning Toward King in Critical Times:
Holding to Hope, Practicing Peace, Achieving Jusitce"

Sunday, 15 January 2023 | 3:00pm (PST)

6263 - January 1- 2023 | No Soul Session


Soul Sessions | December 2022


Kwanzaa, Culture and the Practice of Freedom:
A Message and Model for Our Times
Sunday, 18 December 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Creating, Celebrating and Sharing Kwanzaa:
A Conversation with Dr. Maulana Karenga
The Creator of Kwanzaa
Sunday, 18 December 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)


Soul Sessions | November 2022

Community Conversation on Kwanzaa:
Celebrating the Holiday and Practicing the Principles
Sunday, 20 November 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)


Message from the Midterm Elections:
Strengthening Our Communtiy and Continuing the Struggle
Sunday, 13 November 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Voting and Struggling to Remake America:
Improving the Conditions and Capacities for Life
Sunday, 6 November 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | October 2022

The Black Community and the Upcoming Elections:
Vote Like Your Life Depends on It
Sunday, 30 October 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

The Woman King
Review and Discussion
Sunday, 23 October 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Confronting the Shifting Color of Racism in L.A.:
Resisting the Tyranny of Another Majority
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 16 October 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Remembrance | Nana Pharoah Sanders
2 October 2022

Soul Sessions | September 2022

A Community Conversation with Dr. Maulana Karenga
on the 57th Anniversary of the Organization Us,
Kawaida and the Nguzo Saba

Sunday, 25 September 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Grounding, Growth and Struggle in the Practice of Kawaida and the Nguzo Saba:
Celebrating the 57th Anniversary of
the Organization Us, Kawaida Philosophy and the Nguzo Saba

Sunday, 18 September 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Us, Still Steadfast In the Struggle:
228 Exacting Seasons of Righteous and Relentless Resistance

Sunday, 11 September 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

In Honor of  Black Labor,
We Will NOT Hold Our
Regular Soul Session
| Sunday, 4 September 2022 |

Soul Sessions | August 2022

59th Commemoration | March on Washington
Community Roundtable Discussion

Sunday, 28 August 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)


Hayti Revolution Reflections:
Legacy and Current Lessons of Resistance
Sunday, 21 August 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

The Legacy and Lessons of the Watts Revolt:
Insights From the Front Lines
Sunday, 14 August 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Sacred Sources of Our Self-Understanding:
The Nguzo Saba and The Seven Cardinal Virtues of Maat
Sunday, 7 August 2022 | 11:00am (PST)

Soul Sessions | July 2022

Living the Legacy of Nana Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune:
Reimagining and Remaking the World
Sunday, 31 July 2022 | 3:00-6:00pm (PST)

Honoring the Music of William Hart, Michael Henderson and Bill Withers:
Remembering Their Message and Magic
Sunday, 24 July 2022 | 3:00-6:00pm (PST)

Tanzia (Announcement of Transition) | Robert Cunningham Tambuzi
Sunday, 17 July 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Securing Black Women's Health and Wholeness:
Critical Work and Continuing Struggle
Sunday, 10 July 2022 | 3:00-6:00pm (PST)

No Regular Session | Sunday, 3 July 2022 |
Questioning the Country with Frederick Douglass:
Judgment, Not Joy on July 4th

Soul Sessions | June 2022

"The Miracle and Music of Being Father:
Rhythms and Rigors of Everyday Life"
Dr. Maulana Karenga | Sunday, 26 June 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

| Black Music Month Special Event |

"International African Arts Festival:
Through the Decades"
Dr. Segun Shabaka | Sunday, 12 June 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | May 2022

African Liberation Day | Celebration and Commemoration
Monday, 30 May 2022 | 3:00-6:00pm (PST)

"Haji Malcolm and the Buffalo Battlefield:
Aid for Ukraine and War on Us"
Dr. Maulana Karenga | Sunday, 22 May 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Marking One Million Lost from Covid:
Honoring the Dead, Caring for the Living and Continuing the Struggle

Sunday, 15 May 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Celebrating the Life of Louise Little and All Our Mothers
Sunday, 8 May 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | April 2022

Panel Discussion
Remembrance, Reaffirmation and Resistance:
Light and Lessons from the 1992 April Revolt"
Sunday, April 24, 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Resurrection and Righteous Resistsnace:
Towards A New Society, A New Earth and A New Us
Dr. Maulana Karenga | Sunday, April 17, 2022, 3:00pm (PST)

"Nana Harriet Tubman and the Legacy of Freedom:
Lessons of Life, Love and Struggle"
Seba Maulana Karenga | Seba Tiamoyo Karenga
Sunday, April 10, 2022, 3:00pm (PST)

Dr. King Day of Sacrifice | Panel Discussion
Sunday, April 4, 2022 - Panel

Soul Sessions | March 2022



Nana Harriet Tubman and the
Collective Concept and Practice of Freedom
Sunday, March 27, 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Ida B. Wells and Kawaida Womanism:

Considering the Mission and Meaning of Woman"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, March 20, 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)


"The Sight, Sound & Soul of Black Women"

Sunday, March 13, 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Maatian Principles and Practice for Our Times:

An Ancient Pathway for A Life Well-Lived"

Sunday, March 6, 2022 | 9:00am (PST)

Soul Sessions | February 2022 |
Black History Month I: General Focus


"Uplifting the Legacy of the Hon. Marcus Garvey:

The Global Struggle to Achieve His Exoneration"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, February 27, 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

"Honoring the Legacy of the Hon. Marcus Garvey:
The Global Struggle to Achieve His Exoneration"
Sunday, February 20, 2022 | 3:00pm (PST)

Celebrating Black History and Black Love
A Community Conversation

Sunday, February 13, 2022, 3:00pm (PST)

Maziko (Memorial Services) for
Omowale Tambuzi (Johnnie Horne)
Sunday, February 6, 2022 3:0pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | January 2022

"The Ethical Imperative of Serudj Ta:

To Repair, Renew and Remake the World"
Dr. Maulana Karenga | January 30, 2022

"The Historical and Current Struggle for Voting Rights:

The Urgency and Value of Voting"
A Community Conversation || January 23, 2022

"Reclaiming King at a Critical Time:

His Crucial Question of Chaos or Community"
Dr. Maulana Karenga | January 16, 2022


Soul Sessions | December 2021


 Heri za Kwanzaa | Happy Kwanzaa

"International Kwanzaa Week Celebration"

Saturday, 31 December 2021 | Kuumba

"Kwanzaa Week Celebrations"

Sunday, 26 December 2021 through Saturday, 2 January 2022


"Kwanzaa Umoja Celebration"

Children's Kwanzaa Celebration and Candle Lighting Ceremony
Sunday, 26 December 2021 |10:00am (PST)

Umoja (Unity) Celebration and Candle Lighting Ceremony

Sunday, 26 December 2021 | 3:00pm (PST)


"Kwanzaa's Meaning in the Midst of Pandemic:
A Central Site of Reaffirmation and Resistance "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 19 December 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"Community Kwanzaa Workshop Part I and II"

Sunday, 5 December and Sunday, 12 December 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | November 2021

"Ranting and Ranging Against Critical Race Theory:
An Epidemic of Racist Reaction to Truth "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 14 November 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"Rethinking Reparations:
A Collective Solution, Not Separate Settlements "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 7 November 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | October 2021

"Sacred Sources for Our Self-Grounding:
Anchoring Our Inward and Outward Struggles"

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 31 October 2021, 3:00pm (PST)


"Living the Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer:
Sharing and Shaping Ourselves in Struggle "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | September 2021

 6205-6261 - | Heri za Kuanzisha | Happy Founding Day | September 7 - 1965-2021

"Us, Steadfast in the Storms of History:
56 Years and 224 Seasons of Struggle "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 12 August 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Sunday, 5 September 2021


Soul Sessions | August 2021

"Confronting Covid, Recalls and Republican Madness:
No Reliable Remedy Except Resistance "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 29 August 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"Haiti and the Heavy Hand of History:
Concerning Natural and Unnatural Disasters "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 22 August 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"Reclaiming Watts:
Reaffirming the Right to Rebel"

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 15 August 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"August Insights: Everywhere A Battleline,
Every Day A Call to Struggle "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 8 August 2021, 3:00pm (PST)


"COVID and Two Ways Before Us:
Open Up, We Live; Close Down, We Die"

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 1 August 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | July 2021

"Framing Our Tasks With Fanon:
Reconsidering Critical Questions of Life "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 25 July 2021, 3:00pm (PST)


"The History and Future of Haiti:
Revolution, Repression, Resistance and Eventual Victory "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 3:00pm (PST)


"The Music and Magic of Blackness:
the Centering and Sustaining Beauty of Soul"

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 11 July 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Sunday, 4 July 2021 | Happy Frederick Douglass Day

Soul Sessions | June 2021

Anatomy of Resurgent Racism:
Some Sources of Its Savagery
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 27 June 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Heri za Siku ya Baba Zetu
Happy Day of Our Fathers

Sunday, June 20, 2021 | Closed in Celebration


Living A Kawaida Life:
Self-Understanding, Relatedness, Striving and Sharing Good
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 13 June 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Telling and Taking Back Tulsa:
Resisting Erasure and Americana Appropriation
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Sunday, 6 June 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

Soul Sessions | May 2021


African Liberation Day
Celebration and Commemoration
Monday, 31 May 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"Black and World Solidarity with Palestine:
A Rising Tide of Righteous Struggle "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

May 23, 2021, 3:00pm

"Min. Malcolm, Protector of the People:
Unmasking Racism in America's Claim of Innocence "

Dr. Maulana Karenga

May 16, 2021, 3:00pm

Heri za Siku ya Mama Zetu
Happy Day of Our Mothers

Sunday, May 9, 2021 | Closed in Celebration

"Reading Battlefield Notes from A. Philip Randolph:
Lessons on Labor, Freedom, Justice and Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

May 2, 2021, 3:00pm

Soul Sessions | April 2021

"Justice for George Floyd and Us All:
The Measure and Meaning of the Verdict"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

April 25, 2021, 3:00pm

"Paul Robeson's Moral Imperatives:
Striving to be African and Free"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

April 18, 2021, 3:00pm


"Justice, George Floyd and Unforgivable Blackness:
America on Trial as a Repeat Offender"

Dr. Maulana Karenga

April 11, 2021, 3:00pm

"Building Dr. King's Beloved Community:
Mutual Respect, Justice, Service, Sacrifice and Struggle"

April 4, 2021, 3:00pm


March | 2021

Soul Sessions | Black History Month II | Women Focus

Sunday, 28 March 2021
"Women Holding Up Half of Heaven:
Sustaining the Movement and the World"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, 21 March 2021
"Marriage, Living and Lovoing Long-Time:
Essential Insights in Keeping it Good"

Sunday, 14 March 2021
"Black Women, Well-Being and Rightful Attentiveness:
Spiritual, Psychological and Physical Considerations"

Sunday, 7 March 2021
"Celebrating Black Women's Excellence in Love, Life and Struggle:
Kawaida Womanism, Sisterhood, Politics and Reparations"

February | 2021

Soul Sessions | Black History Month | General Focus

January | 2021


"No More White Nights in Miami:
Embracing the New Black Day Dawning "
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, January 31, 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"To Unite the Nation With Justice:
Securing Medicine, Money and Means for All"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

Sunday, January 24, 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"Martin, Malcolm and Saving America:
A Radical Reckoning at the Crossroads"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

January 17, 2021, 3:00pm (PST)

"Black People: Storm Riding,
Whirlwind Blooming, Specializing in the Wholly Impossible "
Dr. Maulana Karenga

January 10, 2021, 3:00pm (PST)


























December | 2020
Heri za Kwanzaa | Happy Kwanzaa

Sunday, December 27, 2020


Saturday, December 26, 2020


"Kwanzaa and the Well-Being of the World:
Living and Uplifting The Seven Principles"
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Creator of Kwanzaa
December 20, 2020, 3:00pm (PST)

Community Kwanzaa Workshop with
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Creator of Kwanzaa, Part 2
December 13, 2020, 3:00pm (PST)

Community Kwanzaa Workshop with
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Creator of Kwanzaa
December 6, 2020, 3:00pm (PST)

November 29, 2020
"Cherishing and Challening Kamala Harris:
Issues of Commitment and Accountability"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

November 22, 2020
"Trump's White Magic and Carnival Mirrors:
Shameless Hustling in the White House"

November 15, 2020
"Distinguishing Between Democratic Blue and Peoplehood Black:
Necessary Distinctions Between People and Party"

November 8, 2020
"Being Ella Baker Even After the Election:
Valuing the Victory, Continuing Our Struggle"

November 1, 2020
"The Moral Meaning of Our Struggle:
Saving America From Its Trumpian Self"

Nguzo Saba Conference | | October 2020
55th Anniversary

Session 3 - October 25, 2020
"Exploring and Living Kawaida Philosophy:
Seriously Being and Freeing Our African Selves"

Session 2 - October 11, 2020

"Rebuilding the Black Freedom Movement:
Lessons Learned from the
Million Man March/Day ofAbsence Mission Statement"

Session 1 - October 11, 2020
"Engaging Critical Issues Confronting Us:
Crafting and Pursuing a Radically Transforming Agenda

Soul Session | October 4, 2020
Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Forging Our Future With Fannie Lou Hamer:
The Urgency and Value of Voting"



Soul Sessions | September 2020
-- In The Time of Pandemic and Resistance --

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Sacred Offerings for Breonna's Altar:
Sacrifice, Service and Intensified Struggle " - September 27, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Pursuing the Seven-Fold Path of Blackness:
Practicing Principles of Life and Struggle" - September 20, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Us' 55 Years of Unbudging Blackness:
Africa As Our Moral Ideal" Part II - September 13, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Us' 55 Years of Unbudging Blackness:
Africa As Our Moral Ideal"- September 6, 2020



Soul Sessions--August 2020
-- In The Time of the Coronavirus --

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Rising in Resistance with Paul Robeson:
Athletes Joining the Struggle for Racial Justice"- August 30, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Voting For Our Own Vision:
Not Just a Question of Candidates "- August 23, 2020


Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Garvey's Whirlwind,Watts' and Ferguson's Fire:
Signs and Obligations of Our Times "- August 16, 2020


Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Recognizing Aurora as America Unmasked:
No Exempltion, Even for Our Children"- August 9, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Honoring Black Resistance in August:
Pursuing Liberation thru Love and Struggle "- August 2, 2020


Soul Sessions--July 2020
-- In The Time of the Coronavirus --

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Faith in Troubled and Trying Times:
Our Spiritual Strivings and Social Struggles"- July 26, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Lifting Up Lowery, Vivian and Lewis:
Living the Legacy, Freeing the People"- July 19, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Sustaining Ourselves and Our Struggle:
Some Necessary Notes on Holding Ground"- July 12, 2020

Dr. Maulana Karenga
"Questioning the Country with Frederick Douglass:
Judgment, Not Joy on July 4th" - July 5, 2020



Soul Sessions--June 2020
-- In The Time of the Coronavirus --

Dr. Maulana Karenga

Ukumbusho (Memorial Tribute) -- Mark Wasifu Tangulifu
Sunday, June 28, 2020

"Matters and Meanings of Black Fatherhood:
An All-Seasons Conception and Practice"
June 21, 2020

"Matters of Black Lives and Struggles:
Mapping the Roads of Resistance Forward"
June 14, 2020

"Bunkers, Bibles and a Burning House:
Radically Reimagiuing and Rebuilding America"
June 7, 2020



Soul Sessions--May 2020
-- In The Time of the Coronavirus --

Dr. Maulana Karenga

"Reigniting Ferguson's Fires of Resistance:
Reaffirming Our Right and Will to Breathe"
31 May 2020

"Min. Malcolm's Moral Critique of America:
Frontline Truths for Pandemic Oppression"
17 May 2020

"Honoring Our Mothers With Our Lives:
Lessons of Love, Life and Struggle"
10 May 2020

"Summer Will Not Save Us:
Faultlines, Battlelines, Affirmation and Resistance"
3 May 2020



Soul Sessions--April 2020
-- In The Time of the Coronavirus --

Dr. Maulana Karenga

"Seeking Victory Over Two Viruses:
Covid-19 and the Pathology of Oppression"
26 April 2020

"Meditating on the Meaning of Struggle In the Midst of Crisis:
Valuing Our Inward and Outward Striving for the Good"
19 April 2020

"Black People Rising and Reaffirming:
Resurrection, Repair, Renewal and Remaking Ourselvs and the World"
12 April 2020

"Bringing Forth the Fire Within Us:
Weathering the Worst of Winters"
5 April 2020



29 March 2020
"Market Resurrection and Health Risks at Easter:
Trump's Unconscionable Invitation to Disaster"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

March 2020

Soul Sessions | African Centered Womanism
Black History Month II: Women Focus

February 2020

Soul Sessions | Dr. Maulana Karenga -
Black History Month I: General Focus



January 2020

Soul Session | Revisiting South Africa
Dr Maulana and Mrs. Tiamoyo Karenga 01-26-20

Soul Session | Considering King in Critical Times 01-19-20

SS--Critical Issues of War Peace and Justice 01-12-20




December 2019

November 2019



October 2019

A Vision Theatre Town Hall
"A Conversation on Culture and Community"

Kuanzisha -
September 8, 2019

August 2019

August 25, 2019
"Holocaust, Haiti, Ferguson and Watts:
Honoring Our People Through Struggle "
Dr. Maulana Karenga


August 18, 2019

An Ujima Event
"Holocaust, Reparations and Resistance:
Tasks and Terrains of Righteous Struggle"

August 4, 2019
Announcement of Transition and Maziko
Ali Kujichagulia



July 2019

"Kawaida Ways of Engaging the World:
Active Caring, Deep Thinking and Transformative Struggle"
July 21, 2019 - 3:00pm
KIPAS Opening Lecture

"Observations and Insights From the Seasons of a
Life of Love and Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga - July 14, 2019

"The Exonerated Five: When they See Us Now"
Film and Discussion
July 7, 2019 - 3:00pm



June 2019

"White Resistance to the Ethical Imperative of Reparations:
Seeking Artificial Refuge in Dishonest Denial"
Dr. Maulana Karenga - Sunday, June 30, 2019, 3:00pm


"Talkin' and Testifying 'Bout Black Music:
The Soul Magic, Meanings and Messages"
An Ujima Event
Sunday, June 23, 2019, 3:00pm

"The Practice and Principles of Fatherhood:
Sharing a Kawaida Maatian Conception"
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 10:30am KRST Unity Center



May 5: "Nurturing Young Hearts, Minds and Bodies:
Linking the Lives and Work of Limbiko Tembo and Thabiti Ambata"

May 19: "Rightfully Remembering Min. Malcolm:
Valuing Our Lives, Work and Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga

May 27--Monday: African Liberation Day
"For the Liberation and Struggle of African Peoples Everywhere"



April 7: "Dr. King and U.S. Intervention in Venezuela" | Panel

April 21: Resurrection, Rising and Renewal Black People
Ancient Egyptian and Current Concepts
| Dr. Maulana Karenga |

April 28: "Black Community and Presidential Politics" | Panel

Black History Month II: Women Focus



Black History Month I: General Focus

"Upholding the History of A Noble People:
Living and Advancing the Legacy"
Dr. Maulana Karenga -- February 24, 2019

Black History Month I: General Focus
February 3, 2019

"In Remembrance and Reaffirmation of Resistance:
Maintaining Continuing Commitment to Our Struggle"
Dr. Maulana Karenga -- January 27, 2019




"Hiding the Homeless:
Facing One of the Critical Issues of Our Time"
Sunday, November 11, 2018


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

| 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


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












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