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    BGM × Innovative Aesthetics

    Film: Where are the African Gods?

    Lyricist Abbey Lincoln’s words are brought to life in this meditative portrait of black masculinity.

    June 24, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Los Angeles, CA
    $5
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    BGM × Junior High

    Film: Daughters of the Dust

    An African American Gullah family leaves their coastal island home in 1902 and risks losing their culture to start a new life on the U.S. mainland.

    June 17, 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
    Los Angeles, CA
    $5
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    BGM × Stephanie Leah

    Breathwork Meditation

    A three-part breathing technique rooted in Pranayama Yoga; through which you will sink into the consciousness of deep self-love and compassion.

    June 17
    Los Angeles, CA
    $15
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    BGM × Junior High

    Film: Sankofa

    Sankofa is a 1993 Burkinabé drama film directed by Haile Gerima centered on the Atlantic slave trade.

    June 16, 3:30 pm - 5:35 pm
    Los Angeles, CA
    $5
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    BGM × Synmia Rosine

    Herbal Workshop

    Workshop focused on ancestral practices and herbs that can help return one home, within self if nothing else. Meditation and tea are a definite.

    June 16, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Los Angeles, CA
    $15
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    BGM × Junior High

    Film: Mammy Water

    This acclaimed documentary shows numerous rituals and ceremonies associated with Mammy Water, while devotees provide commentary. This is an important depiction of the strength of traditional religion in contemporary Nigeria and one of the few academically sound investigations of the role of women in an African spiritual movement.

    June 16, 12:10 pm - 1:30 pm
    Los Angeles, CA
    $5
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    BGM × Junior High

    Our Stories: Returning Home

    Exhibition showcasing an exploration back to lands, rituals and traditions that we have always known.

    June 15, 6:00 pm - July 15, 10:00 pm
    Los Angeles, CA
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    UCONN National Council of Negro Women

    Black Girls Rock UCONN

    Recognizing and awarding the wonderful achievements of black female students and faculty at UConn-Storrs.

    April 22, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Storrs, CT
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    BGM × BUFU

    The Black Legacy Dinner

    As we are continually inspired by the work and presence of honored guests and our ancestors, it is clear to us the need to come together as a community, convene, and celebrate our brilliant Black contemporaries - as well as call in those who came before us.

    February 28, 9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
    Brooklyn, NY
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    BUFU

    A Convening on Collective Action

    Critical community conversations with collectives across the city and across disciplines. We will be focusing on skill-sharing, holding ourselves and each other accountable with love, and supporting each other in our work.

    July 20, 2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Brooklyn, NY
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