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Tuesday, June 27th BloomBars and Africa World Now Project present the film Time and Judgement by Menelik Shabazz, which narrates the tribulations and successes of people of African descent in and out of Africa with a special focus on the struggles of the last century, 7 to 9 PM at BloomBars 3222 11th Street, Northwest, DC. For more information call 301-300-1682 or visit online “Bloom Bars [dot] com.”

Thursday, June 29th, is a Posthumous Celebration of the 76th Birthday of Kwame Ture (also known as, Stokely Carmichael), 4 pm at Sankofa Video Books & Cafe, 2714 Georgia Avenue Northwest. For more information online go to “All Eyes on DC [dot] com.”

Friday June 30th the UNIA-ACL Woodson Banneker Jackson-Bey Division #330 will host “The Tragedy of Racist Indonesian Injustice in West Papua,” a forum featuring Herman Wainggai, West Papuan independence struggle leader, discussing brutality and racial subjugation of the Melanesian people by Indonesian military, 7 to 10 PM at Umoja House, 2015 Bunker Hill Road, Northeast, DC. For more information call 301-802-4022 or online go to “UNIA Division 330 [dot] org.”

Saturday, July 1st is “Same Neighborhood, Different Perspectives: A Conversation between Colin Powell and Kwame Ture”, a children’s play by Mass Emphasis Children’s History & Theatre Company, 7pm at Saint Stephen’s Church, 1525 Newton Street Northwest DC. For more information call 202-615-6310 or send email to “Mother Jegna [at] MSN [dot] com.”

Mark your calendar Tuesday July 11th for Pan-African Community Action’s next film of their “Community Movie Night 2017 Free Summer Series” featuring Apocalypse Africa: Made in America, revealing secret recordings, classified films and other archival evidence of U.S. involvement in the downfall of Africa, 6:00 to 8:30 PM at We Act Radio, 1918 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue, Southeast, DC. For more information visit “Paca DMV [dot] org.” That’s “P A C A D M V [dot] org.” Childcare will be provided by emailing “PACA [at] proton mail [dot] com” or call 202-787-5229.

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Saturday, June 24th the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) will host a public forum, “Pride & Resistance: The Struggle for LGBTQ Liberation under Trump” with speakers and a lively discussion on the Trump administration’s attack on LGBTQ people and how we can fight back, 4:00 pm at the Justice Center, 617 Florida Avenue Northwest, DC. For more information call 202-234-2828 or send email to “DC [at] PSL Web [dot] com.”

Sunday, June 25th, the African Traditional Spiritual Coalition presents the Sacred Healing Circle and Conference of 2017 under the theme “Spirit is Ever-present,” revealing why social justice depends on knowing and understanding spirit, 10:00 am until 6:00 pm at Colmar Manor Community Center, 3701 Lawrence Street, Brentwood, Maryland. Food will be available and donations will be accepted. For more information, call (301) 773-9137.

Thursday, June 29th, is a Posthumous Celebration of the 76th Birthday of Kwame Ture (also known as, Stokely Carmichael), 4 pm at Sankofa Video Books & Cafe, 2714 Georgia Avenue Northwest. For more information online go to “All Eyes on DC [dot] com.”

Friday June 30th the UNIA-ACL Woodson Banneker Jackson-Bey Division #330 will host “The Tragedy of Racist Indonesian Injustice in West Papua” a forum featuring Herman Wainggai, West Papuan independence struggle leader, discussing brutality and racial subjugation of the Melanesian people by Indonesian military, 7 to 10 PM at Umoja House, 2015 Bunker Hill Road, Northeast, DC. For more information call 301-802-4022 or online go to “UNIA Division 330 [dot] org.”

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