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Wanda’s Picks for November 2018

Congratulations to Brothers in Pen for a fantastic book party and reading Oct. 20 at San Quentin State Prison. The work, whether fiction or poetry, creative nonfiction, memoir or dramatic lit, is stellar and the huge panel afterward, where the writers shared their creative process and the importance of art in their lives, was equally valuable and enlightening. That such beauty is possible behind bars is testament to the power of art to light darkness.

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Culture StoriesChanged“Bound: Africans vs- African Americans”, “Flow” by Cleavon Smith, “Grave-Sweeping Day”, “Harlem Nights”, “Miss Laura Maye of Harlem” by Jamal Williams, “Pancake Queen” by Brie Knight, “The Water Will Carry Us Home”, “You Are Mine”, 23rd Annual Maafa Commemoration Ritual at Ocean Beach, 25 years of Bay Area service, AADOTA, Affirmation Song Cycle, Afrikan and Black Nationhood, Afro-Latinación: Rhythm and the Word! In celebration of the human race, Ana Deysi, Ancestor Chat & Chew Nov- 1, Anthony Ofoegbu, Anyika Nkululeko, Artistic Literacy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Babalao Marcus Gordon, Bay View arts editor Wanda Sabir, Berkeley Radical 2018-19 Citizenship, Black barbershops, Black Friday, Black Friday for Black People, Black manhood, Brothers in Pen, Bryan Keith Thomas, Buriel Clay Theater in the African American Art and Culture Complex, Cal Performances in Oakland, Catharsis Café, Cephus “Uncle Bobby X” Johnson, Chris Kammler, CHRISTINE JACKSON, Circle of Life Ritual, Colossus: East Bay Poets and Artists Fundraising for Immigrant Rights, David Bruce Graves’s “Revival”, David Webber, DeLisa Branch Nealy, Dia de Los Muertos, Diaspora Africans, Doors of No Return, Dr- John Calloway, Dr- Marcus “Adeshima” Lorenzo Penn, Eastside Cultural Center, ERNESTO OVIEDO, Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland, Faye Carol, Gabrielle Tesfaye, George Davis Center, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Harriet Poznasky, Health and Human Resources Education Center, Heather Bourbeau, Hilary Brown, Inua Ellams’s ‘The Barber Shop Chronicles’ returns to Stanford Live, Inua Ellams’s “Barber Shop Chronicles”, Iya Abimbola, Iya Ava Square-Lavias, Iya Halifu Oṣumare, Iya Victoria Eley, James Cagney, Javier Navarrette, Jessica St Louis, Jo Servi, Joel Dorham, John Santos, John Santos Quintet and Friends, Jonestown suicide victims, Joseph Krauter, Joyce Gordon, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Karla Brundage, Kimi Sugioka, Latin Jazz Octet, Laura Joakimson, life without parole, Lori Lynne Armstrong, Lorraine Hansberry presents Playwrights Festival, Lorraine Hansberry’s Playwrights Festival, Love Not Blood Campaign, Maafa 2018, Maafa Commemoration Dinner and Conversation, MAAFA Film and Discussion Joyce Gordon Gallery, Maafa San Francisco Bay Area, Marco Diaz, Margo Hall, Mariah Davis, Maw Shein Win, Meet and Greet Playwrights Reception, Min- Mxiolisi, MK Chavez, Nia Wilson, Oakland Post, OI Executive Director Wanda Ravernell, Omnira Institute, Omnira Institute’s Third Annual African American Day of the Ancestors, Orestes Vilató, Park Ranger Noemi Robinson, Patrice Naiambana, PDEC, Peres Owino, Poetry Reading and Fundraiser for Immigration Rights, Positive Directions Equals Change, Positive Directions Equals Change celebrates its 25th anniversary, power of art to light darkness, Rafael Curio, Raina Leon, Rico Pabon, Ritual of Forgiveness, Rohan DaCosta, Sacred Space Spiritual Support Group, Safiya Fredericks, San Francisco Bay Area Ritual, San Francisco Bay Commemoration Ritual, San Quentin State Prison, Sara Biel, Sarah Klein Ph-D-, Saul Sierra, Shefali Shah, Shilpa Kamat, Sister Bisola Marignay, Sister Omitola Akinwunmi, Stanford University’s Presidential Residency on the Future of the Arts, Stanford University’s Roble Studio Theatre, The Back Room, The Global Afrikan Cultures Convention and Conference in Uganda, Tracy Brown, TWEET for African Ancestors, UbuntuNation Initiative, UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall, United Shades of America on CNN, Val Serrant, W- Kamau Bell, Wanda Sabir, Wanda’s Picks for November 2018, Winners Ceremony and Closing Reception, Yusef Wright’s Benny Adem Grooming Parlor in downtown Oakland Comments