EVENT FEATURE FRIDAY
-THE WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE ON EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS-
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans Film Screening and Discussion Series (#AfAmEdFilms), will screen films that depict positive and compelling stories of students, families, and communities striving for academic excellence. Each film challenges and disrupts negative stereotypes about African American students, families, and communities. Each film screening will be accompanied by a dialogue/community forum designed to discuss themes and topics that emerge from the film and are designed to inform a national conversation about challenges and opportunities to ensuring African American educational excellence for all children, youth, and young adults.
-FESTIVAL AFRO BAHIA 2016-
The Festival Afro Bahia is a celebration of the wonderful culture of the Brazilian state of Bahia. You too can be part of this unique event and celebrate the magic of this wonderful land and its people! Events are located throughout Washington DC between June 08 and 12, 2016.
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-A TASTE OF AFRICA ON THE HUDSON-
Enjoy a gastronomic trip across Africa with Chefs and food from various top African restaurants. Dishes from countries like Senegal, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Morocco and more, come hungry and leave happy. Dance to the best of World music, Afro-beats, Soca, Zouk and more by DJ Universe and DJ SM – come ready to dance, mix and mingle.