An originator of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, Bobby Seale, will have strategic dialogue with us to create lasting change in Kansas City, Missouri and eventually across the nation. All are welcome to add to the conversation and ignite positive action.
A FREE Event for the entire community! Bobby Seale will have books and other materials for purchase that evening.
Nicholle Kobi's Parisian Instant exhibition is a unique art affair moment! Experience a day of rejoicing in the Black Women Art Series Collection while travelling to Paris and witnessing a story of love of Black Sisterhood, Black Women and Black Families as Nicholle Kobi whisks you into an artistic journey filled of illustrations with an exquisite touch of story-telling.
Joey Bada$$ is an American, independent hip-hop Recording Artist, who hails from Brooklyn, New York. With his rugged style, an invigorating outcome of his Brooklyn neighborhood and surroundings, Joey Bada$$ has been a staple in the hip-hop industry for maintaining an authentic, unique and versatile sound. Whereas other rappers may take less risks with formulaic projects, Joey never shies away from keeping his music raw and original.
Come take a tour of Dre Taylor's greenhouse and aquaponics lab in the heart of Kansas City!
Dre Taylor of Nile Valley Aquaponics brings his expertise using fish to feed vegetable plants in his Kansas City urban farm. He also mentors young men of color to take on food production in urban agriculture and more. Dre is launching the Kansas City Urban Farm Co-Op (http://kcufc.com/) as his latest project to help people have better access to fresh grown food in KC.
Join the new Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral revival as we learn how to use non-violent civil disobedience to advance our campaign’s demands to end, what Dr. King called, “the triple evils” of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. We’ll train and learn how to effectively wield non-violence as a weapon for making the moral, economic, and political changes America so desperately needs.
"Where are all the black singles?"
"Was it a date or were y'all just kickin' it?"
"Can we discuss something non-heteronormative for a change?"
We've all heard these questions before. But it's not often that we gather collectively to talk about them and discuss what comes next. Join the Wire KC and the Urban League for a candid conversation on the black dating scene in KC with folks from across the metro area.
This event is part of the Wire KC's Stoplight Social Series. All who attend will be given one of three bracelets to wear:
Yellow: It’s Complicated
This Sunday I will be at Nike KC on the Country Club Plaza with my friends Battery Tour and HillTop Strong Fitness Training to bring you an unforgettable experience. I will host a FREE Nike Movement Class for those who register. Come join us as we kick off our event season this summer!
Kansas City are you ready to ShowUp and ShowOut?? Its that time again for the Biggest Event of the Spring to kick of the Summer of 2018 in historic fashion. The 6th installment of this Chronology will be like no other and its Predecessors before it, it will Supecede.
In the latest edition of Startland's Innovation Exchange series, we’re collaborating with local entrepreneur Jordan Williams to spark a conversation about disrupting racial bias within Kansas City’s entrepreneur culture and the broader business community.
Join us for the official launch celebration and be the first to download the New Black Privilege App!
Meet the Black Privilege team at the business networking reception at the American Jazz Museum immediately following the Royal reveal. Enjoy tasty appetizers by Tastmakers, beats by Johnny the DJ Quest and performances by the Traditional Music Society.
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