Aldo Billingslea, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre's (LHT) Artistic Director, will direct LHT's reading of FLYIN' WEST by Pearl Cleage on Monday, June 18th at 7:00 PM. Set in 1898 in the historic, all black town of Nicodemus, Kansas, FLYIN' WEST is the inspiring and powerful story of four courageous African American women pioneers who take advantage of The Homestead Act and travel West to build new lives for themselves and their families against tremendous odds. As part of "Project One Voice" over 45 theaters, museums and artistic organizations nationwide and abroad will stage a reading of Cleage's play.
The Presidio Trust, the City of San Francisco, and the Department of Veterans Affairs invite you to be part of the official City and County of San Francisco Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 28, at the Presidio of San Francisco. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Presidio’s participation in the city’s annual ceremony, dating back to the establishment of this national day of remembrance in 1868.
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J.D. Crouch IICEO & President of the USO shares history and a call for Americans to reflect on "Memorial Day." W.E. Community Spotlight reminds: "Don't forget to support organizations like the USO as they support military families."
Pneuma Theological Seminary will bestow an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity to Reverend Greggory L. Brown and an Honorary Doctorate of Literature to Mary L. Brown, leaders of Miracles of Faith Community Church in Oakland. The Browns have provided leadership in East Oakland to help underserved residents with food, clothing, medical assistant and spiritual inspiration for years. Wright Enterprises congratulates the Browns for their well-deserved accolades. Read the details.
Join MoAD's Afropolitan Ball 2018 Honorary Chairs Fmr. San Francisco Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr. & Lloyd Dean
Join MoAD's Afropolitan Ball 2018 HONORARY CHAIRS Willie L. Brown, Jr. Lloyd Dean EVENT CHAIRS Monetta White & David Lawrence Eric F. Reed & Michelle Miller Reed! Save the Date:Join MoAd on Saturday, October 27 at the Fairmont Hotel San Francisco for a spectacular evening featuring entertainment, cocktails, incredible wines, exquisite dinner and the best party in town! Come to support the arts, the Museum of the African Diaspora and the achievements of our honorees.
Artist James Campbell's "Day for Night" Displays the Beauty of the City. See the artistic lights of the night and read the entire story here at Wright Enterprises!
News Courtesy of Atty Jacq Wilson, co-founder of Advocates for Justice: "Friday, May 18, 2018 a coalition of Modesto parents and students, the Modesto-based civil rights organization Advocates for Justice, and the Modesto-Stanislaus Branch of the NAACP—represented by California Rural Legal Assistance Inc. (CRLA), Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP—reached an agreement with the Modesto City Schools."
Originally, published May 2017, Anh Lę's "Let us Remember Memorial Day by Waging Peace," is worthy of reconsideration.
A message from Monique LeSarre, Executive Director of Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness: "My goal for Rafiki is to continue to be the loving, justice-oriented, holistic health and wellness hub for Black/African Americans and other marginalized people and operate as a beacon of community, culture, love, justice and healing." Sent to Wright Enterprises of courtesy of Rafiki Coalition .