SAN FRANCISCO’S AFROSOLO THEATRE COMPANY CELEBRATES 24TH SEASON WITH BLACK VOICES PERFORMANCE SERIES: “OUR VOICES, OUR LIVES”

~ Oct 18-21 | Buriel Clay Theatre ~
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 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA: San Francisco’s AfroSolo Theatre Company excitedly announced today its 24th anniversary season with its annual AfroSolo Arts Festival.” Titled “Black Voices Performance Series: Our Voices, Our Lives,” live performances take place October 18-21, 2018, hosted by the Buriel Clay Theatre in the African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco. General Admission is $20, Seniors (65+) and youth (18 and under) $15.
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FOUR GENERATIONS OF BLACK COWBOYS AND COWGIRLS COMPETE IN 34TH BILL PICKETT INVITATIONAL RODEO

July 14 & 15, 2018 • Rowell Ranch, Castro Valley, CA
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SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA: To the delight of thrilled audiences and rodeo fans, some of the nation’s most skilled and entertaining Black cowboys and cowgirls will ride into the San Francisco Bay Area to compete in the nation’s only touring Black rodeo competition—the thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (BPIR). Celebrating its 34th year, BPIR will proudly showcase its athletes performing and competing in Castro Valley, California’s Rowell Ranch Rodeo Arena (9711 Dublin Canyon Rd., Castro Valley, CA 94552) on Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15, 2018.
2018-06-25

 

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PALACE TRAVEL, INC. HOSTS HISTORIC RETURN OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Ghana, West Africa 10-Day Luxury Tour | Aug. 5 through Aug. 14, 2019
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UNITED STATES NATIONWIDE:
Palace Travel, Inc. is excited to host this highly-anticipated 10-day Ghana, West Africa tour from August 5 through 14, 2019. Overnight flights depart from JFK, Dulles, Atlanta, and O’Hare airports to arrive in Accra, Ghana on day two, whereupon returnees will be met on arrival, ushered through VIP immigration and transported to the La Palm Royal hotel. Travelers will be greeted with delightful welcome drinks, then relax, refresh, and recuperate from the overnight flight. Costs per person/double occupancy for the tour starts at an inconsiderable $4,895.00. Reservations will be confirmed with payment of a minimal deposit. Convenient payment plans are available with final payment due June 14, 2019.
2018-05-23

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Summer Online STEM and Computer Science Learning Opportunity For San Francisco Bay Area Children of Color

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BAT_logoSan Francisco Bay Area, CA: This summer, Bay Area Tutoring Association will host a Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) & Computer Science Virtual Academy  for 200 elementary school students. The program is 100% online, offers six different levels and more than 260 animated activities that develop Digital Literacy, Math, Computer Science and Natural Science Skills. …
2018-05-21

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The Hammer Theater in Association with the Marsh presents … Brian Copeland’s Award-winning “NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN”

Growing up Confounded and Isolated in a Nearly All-white Bay Area Town
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San Jose, CA: On Saturday, February 3rd, Brian Copeland returns to San Jose in his award-winning performance of “Not a Genuine Black Man,” a one-man play he first debuted in 1994 at The Marsh in San Francisco.  Copeland reprises the powerful play that explores his childhood experiences as a member of one of the only African American families living in the then 94% white suburb of San Leandro, California.
2018-01-10

 

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GivingTuesday ALERT! • 1000 Book Holiday Challenge (on Facebook) 1000 Books for 1000 S.F. Bay Area Children

In the San Francisco Bay Area, African American and Latino students are the poorest academic performing subgroup. Research indicates trauma, caregiver literacy levels, socioeconomic status, non-access to high-quality reading materials and non-existent cultural and ancestral connections are many of the root level causes.
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San Francisco Bay Area, CA: Love 4 Literacy invites adults to invest in our children’s literacy by participating in its ‘1000 Book Holiday Challenge’ (on Facebook) in recognition of Giving Tuesday. The goal of the Holiday Challenge is to make available 1000 culturally relevant books for 1000 Bay Area children of color. Contributions of books or monetary donations toward the purchase of a book will place a culturally relevant and inspiring book in the hands of a deserving child, inspire  dreams, and  raise confidence. A child’s Love 4 Literacy can make an impact that lasts a lifetime!
17-11-28

 

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INNOVATIVE NEW DEVICE ENSURES NOTHING WILL EVER BE LOST AGAIN, NOT EVEN A KID

Smart Young Inventor Develops ‘Gotcha’ GPS Tracking Device
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fme20logo20clearSAN JOSE, CA: Find My Everything Inc. is excited to announce today the release of its practical and exceptionally functional tracking apparatus that will enable users to locate misplaced or stolen personal items no matter where they are. Company founder and CEO, Taylor Baloney is the smart young inventor of ‘Gotcha’ GPS Tracking Device. Using a downloaded smartphone application, the device will help track and find anything, including purses, backpacks, luggage, and even kids.
17-04-12

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