History, Art & Culture Organizations

Louisiana churches are rebuilding after fires and this ex-NFL player wants people to know how they can help

April 15, 2019

Benjamin Watson may have retired from the New Orleans Saints, but these days, he's repping his community in other ways.

The former NFL tight end spread the word about fundraising efforts for the three historically black churches that burned down in Louisiana's St. Landry Parish in recent weeks.
St. Mary Baptist Church in Porte Barre was set on fire March 26, fo... Read more

All-male historically black Morehouse College will admit transgender men

April 15, 2019
The only all-male historically black college in the US will begin admitting transgender men next year, a major shift at a time when higher education institutions around the nation are adopting more welcoming policies toward LGBT students.
Morehouse, in Atlanta, counts among its alumni the Rev Martin Luther King Jr, filmmaker Spike Lee and former Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson. It bi... Read more

Florida A&M University Day at the Capitol

Date/Time: Thursday April 18, 2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Join the Florida A&M University National Alumni Association for FAMU Day at the Capitol. Visit www.famunews.com for more information. ... Read more

25th Annual Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards Luncheon

Date Friday, May 03, 2019
Time 11:30am to 1:30pm
Junenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County 25th Annual Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards Luncheon!
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Arts Conservatory for Teens' Co-Founder Alex Harris on Tampa Bay's Morning Blend

April 16, 2019
Arts Conservatory for Teens' Co-Founder and CEO, Alex Harris, sits down with Tampa Bay Morning Blend's Co-host, Natalie Taylor, to discuss the mission, what's on the horizon for ACT and how arts education can be a powerful catalyst for change in the lives of at-risk, under-served teens in our community.
Visit www.abcactionnews.com to read the full article. ... Read more

5th Annual Champions for ACT Breakfast

7:00AM Red Carpet Networking And Artist Meet And Greet
7:30Am Breakfast Program Begins
In its 5th year, Champion’s for ACT Breakfast has become synonymous with a morning of music, art, and inspiration! Enjoy an entertaining and empowering morning while raising funds to educate, enrich and empower the lives of youth and teens in our community!
Expect 300 of your closest friends an... Read more

Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' doc on Netflix is black excellence

April 19, 2019

In April 2018, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter stood in her full goddess glory and drawled, "Coachella, you ready?"

The music festival wasn't ready, nor was the world, for what the pop star turned out: two nights of performances that were as much about history as they were history in the making.
Thanks to Netflix, we now have some insight into the performance that la... Read more

Celebrate Golf's Greatest Legends at the World Golf Hall of Fame

April 20, 2019
Charlie Sifford broke barriers all his life. He was the first African-American to play the PGA and the first to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
There was a time when none of this seemed possible. Jackie Robinson’s courageous integration of Major League Baseball in 1946 is widely and appropriately credited for changing the American sports landscape forever. O... Read more

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Common Reveals He Was Molested as a Child in New Book

Callaloo & the Historic Manhattan Celebrate Our 1st Year

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