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New Year's Eve Peace Party with Angela Davis, Ibram X. Kendi, Michael Eric Dyson, Sonia Sanchez, Amy Goodman & MORE
December 9, 2021


From the Office of Charles D. Sharp, Executive Director of BEMA ( Black Emergency Managers Association) in Washington, D.C.

See you there.   CDS


Ring in the New Year and watch the ball drop with some of the hottest peace activists and literary powerhouses of our time.


Busboys and Poets Presents:

The 2022 NYE Peace Party

Friday, December 31, 2021 @ 9PM

Ring in the New Year and watch the Ball drop with some of the hottest peace activists and literary powerhouses of our time!

This is an in-person event!


co-hosts and special guests include:

Angela Davis


political activist, philosopher, academic, scholar, and author 


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Ibram X. Kendi


historian, anti-racist scholar, educator, author, professor


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Gina Dent


activist, scholar, and educator


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Michael Eric Dyson


academic, author, ordained minister, radio host


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Amy Goodman


broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, author


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Sonia Sanchez


renowned writer, poet, playwright, activist


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Medea Benjamin


political and human rights activist, author 

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D. Watkins


author, educator, journalist


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LaTosha Brown


community organizer, political strategist, co-founder of Black Voters Matter


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Dave Zirin


author, political sportswriter, activist


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Konda Mason


social entrepreneur, earth and social justice activist and spiritual teacher


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more to be announced


Live Music, DJ, Food, Party Favors,

Champagne Toast, Free Parking

Stay Close & Stay Safe!

The SpringHill Suites Columbia (by Marriott) is the official hotel partner for Busboys and Poets' NYE Peace Party. 


The SpringHill Suites Columbia is an all-suite hotel in Columbia, MD located minutes from Busboys and Poets. The hotel’s studio suites feature separated sleeping areas and living rooms that offer an ergonomic work desk, pull-out sleeper sofa, and pantry, HDTV with premium movie and digital channels, and WiFi. 


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