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Feb
2
Fri
Black Beauty Supply Week HwAB #BBSW2018
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – Feb 28 @ 9:00 pm

National Black Beauty Supply Week is a movement encouraging all to support the underminded industry of Black Beauty Suppliers. This week is sponsored by Nubian Link Up a company dedicated to provide more minorities with businesses nationwide. It will be filled with product giveaways, discounts and incentives. This is an event you dont want to miss. Black Beauty Supply Week will take place during Black History Month Februay 2018 so take

The Pledge by supporting the movement…… like and follow our social media platforms but most importantly SHARE so you and others can blitz a Black Beauty Supplier near by. Find out more details on either our Instagram page @BlackBeautySupplyWeekor our Facebook Page at BlackBeautySupplyWeek

If you fall under any of these catagories please connect with us via social media or our

website @ www.ThePledge.shop

Feb
22
Thu
Jeff Stetson’s “The Meeting”: A Stage Play @ The Avondale Gallery & Loft
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

***Seating is Extremely Limited***

The Urban Soul Theater Series presents Jeff Stetson’s “The Meeting”, starring John-Mark McGaha, Johnathan Perkins, and Marc Raby.

The Meeting is a 1987 American play by Jeff Stetson about an imaginary meeting between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X in 1965 in a hotel in Harlem during the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

The Meeting won a Louis B. Mayer Award and eight 1987 NAACP Theatre Awards.[1] It has been performed throughout Europe and the United States.

Fascinating and dramatically compelling, this eloquent play depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times: Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Differing in their philosophies, but alike in their mutual respect, the two men debate their varying approaches to the same grave social problems, both prepared to die for their beliefs but neither aware of how soon their assassins’ bullets would await them.

“An exciting and provocative play, an unforgettable evening of drama.” —NY Post.

“Stirring moments of impassioned rhetoric you feel as if you’ve watched a kind of human-scale wrestling with angels.” —San Francisco Examiner.

“A remarkable, intensely intimate meeting full of undisguised competitiveness, deep passion and potent reasoning THE MEETING is enthralling.” —Chicago Sun Times.

Feb
24
Sat
Teens Overcoming Pressure Summit: Building the Best Me @ A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club South Park Unit, 2900 S Park Dr SW
Feb 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

This event is for teens between the ages of 13-17. We have put together a workshop to encourage our youth to Build the Best Them.This workshop will be informative and fun! Breakfast will be served upon arrival at 8am we will break for lunch at Noon. Please dress comfortable. We will end the summit with a friendly game co-ed basketball.

Apr
12
Thu
AHA Genealogy Workshop @ Birmingham Public Library Central Branch
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a free genealogy workshop as part of the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting in Birmingham! Seating is limited, and pre-registration is required.

The workshop will consist of two tracks: Beginning (limited to 20) and Intermediate (limited to 60).

  • The “Beginning Genealogy” course will meet for a seminar on how to start your research, and will include a tour of the library’s resources.
  • The “Intermediate Genealogy” course will offer four stations. During registration, please select TWO stations. Topics include African American research, Native American research, the Alabama First Families program, and Digital Resources.

Both tracks will end the day with a 40-minute seminar on DNA and family history.

Plan to arrive at 12:30 p.m. for registration so that the workshop can begin promptly at 1:00 p.m. Parking is available at the Birmingham Public Library and also at the parking lot across the street from the library at the corner of Richard Arrington Blvd. and Seventh Avenue North (enter from Seventh Avenue).

The workshop is sponsored by the Alabama Genealogical SocietyAlabama HeritageBirmingham African American Genealogy GroupAlabama Historical Association, and the Birmingham Public Library. For more information, contact Dr. Donna Cox Baker at donna.baker@ua.edu.