Monday, January 21, 2019

Make MLK’s Teachings Part of School Curriculum by Black Agenda Radio

Wake Up With WURD 1.4.19 - Jordan Goodman



Educational Excellence Awards Feb 28th 2019


FBI refuses to discuss detention of American Iranian TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi

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The US has jailed prominent Press TV journalist Marzieh Hashemi, an American citizen, apparently as a “material witness”– ‘a charge authorities use when they need a reason to arrest somebody but don’t have one.’ She was visiting family & filming a documentary on Black Lives Matter when she was detained at the St. Louis airport, handcuffed and shackled.
JANUARY 17, 2019 MARZIEH HASHEMI, MATERIAL WITNESS

By Alison Weir

The U.S. Justice Department and FBI continue to refuse to comment on the jailing of Marzieh Hashemi, documentarian and news anchor of Iran’s English language station Press TV.

The 59-year-old Hashemi, born Melanie Franklin in New Orleans, is an American citizen. She was in the U.S. filming a documentary on Black Lives Matter and visiting family when the FBI suddenly arrested her read more here

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Tracy Morgan @ Steel-Stacks February 23, 2019




For mature audiences only!

Tracy Morgan is one of the most respected comedians in his field. Starring for seven seasons on NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning “30 Rock,” Morgan appeared opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin as “Tracy Jordan,” the unpredictable star of Lemon’s (Fey) hit variety show, “TGS with Tracy Jordan.”

At the beginning of 2016, he headlined a nationwide stand-up tour titled Picking Up the Pieces which culminated in his newest stand up special, Staying Alive, which is now streaming globally on Netflix. Morgan is also currently starring in and executive producing his TBS show The Last O.G. Additionally, Morgan received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016!

SCHEDULE

Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 9:45 PM
Price: $40-$45

Monday, January 14, 2019

Allentown Branch NAACP “Tribute to a King” Program Monday, January 21, 2019 11:00am

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Allentown Branch  NAACP Announces Annual
“Tribute to a King” Program

Monday, January 21, 2019

Theme: “We Can’t Rest Now. The Stakes Are Too High.”

Guest Speaker: Mr. Karl Singleton President  & CEO The Pennsylvania Diversity Coalition

Program Starts at 11:00AM Doors Open at 10:15AM

Location: St. James A.M.E. Zion Church 4th & Union Streets, Allentown
     

Please Join Us to Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy

Lunch Served at Allentown Art Museum 31 N. 5th St. – Immediately After Program. For More Information on Event call 484-764-9755

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration—FREE! @ the Allentown Art Museum Monday, January 21

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Events @ The Allentown Art Museum

Monday, January 21


Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration—FREE!

11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Celebrate and engage with African American art, history, and culture on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Art Museum. Free admission and art-making activities that will immerse you and your family in the motifs and imagery explored by prominent African American artists, plus live music and meaningful discussions.
11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.Muhlenberg College Choir Performance
Rejoice, the Muhlenberg College Gospel Choir, will perform two 30-minute sets.
Noon–4 p.m.: Art making in Art Ways—Activist pins
Make wearable pins and stickers inspired by works in the exhibition Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement.

noon & 1 p.m.
Ventriloquist Nigel “Docta Gel” Dunkley and Friends
Docta Gel is a ventriloquist specializing in improv comedy that engages audiences of all ages with real-life conversations.


1 p.m.Film: Freedom Riders 
In 1961, more than four hundred black and white Americans risked their lives for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the Deep South.

2 p.m.Troupe Da Da African Dance and Drum Ensemble
Dressed in colorful, authentic costumes and singing in traditional African languages, the dancers of Troupe Da-Da move gracefully to the powerful rhythms of the Djembe, Dundun, Conga, Bata, and Talking drums from Nigeria.

3 p.m.Live performances and dynamic conversation: Toshi Reagon, Carl Hancock Rux & Will Calhoun
This afternoon of onstage conversation, song, and poetry with Toshi ReagonCarl Hancock Rux, and Will Calhoun is curated around the exhibition Carrie Mae Weems: Strategies of Engagement. What connects all the performers are the strategies of engagements utilized in their life’s work and activism, very much like Dr. King’s.

CADCA 'Start Your Business Class Feb 5th 2019


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Join the team at Northampton Community College!


Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020

Positions Currently Open

Full time:

Chief of Public Safety & Security
Admissions Officer

Part time:

Custodian/Grounds
Substitute Culinary Associate (Chef) Instructors
Adjunct teaching positions (various)


Other positions also available include adjunct instructors, regular part-time, and various pool positions. Applicant pools are reviewed for these positions as necessary.

Candidates are encouraged to visit our careers site, as postings are subject to change.

Northampton Community College serves more than 35,000 students a year at the Main Campus in Bethlehem, a branch campus in Tannersville, and the Fowler Family Southside Center in south Bethlehem.

The College is also one of the largest employers in the region with more than 1,700 full- and part-time employees. We offer a competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits package for full-time employees, which includes health, dental, term life, long-term disability, retirement and educational assistance

To apply or for more information, visit our careers site at www.northampton.edu/jobs

NCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer”.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Saturday Dec 15th: 5th Annual Youth & Community Awards and Appreciation Night

A Commitment to Excellence!

Join the Led by Christ Children & Youth Ministry for a night of honor and encouragement as we acknowledgement the Children & Youth, Community Members and Volunteers that have shown extraordinary commitment during the past year.

When: Saturday, December 15th, 2018
Where: Executive Education Academy
555 Union Blvd, Allentown PA





Cost: Adult Ticket - $20
Student Ticket - $5.00

Purchase your ticket HERE or contact the Church Office or the Ceremony Facilitators for additional information

Guest Speaker: Chef Matthew Merril of the Food Network

Guest Honorees: Pastor Nathaniel and Lady Cynthia Jenkins
Mistress of Ceremonies: Deacon Leigh Strothers
Red Carpet Host: Jaciel Córdoba, WFMZ & Jacinth Headlam, Jamaican Actress


Knoxley Samms, Pastor of Youth and Young Adults
Email: ubc.lbc@ubcallentown.org