Events

Everything from Our “Solution,” to Our fundraisers will be located below.  This will give you all the particulars of an event such as the time, date, location, and if necessary more in-depth details about it. The Aftermath will also be found here for all to see.  Black people unite!!!

BLACKBOARD SESSIONS – Once a month – discuss and propose Solutions, schedule dates for Podcast, Roundtables, Symposiums, & Seminars. (invite only)

TELECONFERENCE TUESDAYS – Every other Tuesday                           Call-in#: 605-475-4000 + PIN #: 649556 (open to all)

BLACK ADVANCEMENT INC. ANNUAL FUND DRIVE – Every May (open to all)

November//December//2020 -January//February//March

Events for September & October 2019

September 6th – HollyHood Podcast – HollyHood is one of the many podcast that are apart of the K.E.M.E.T. Podcast Network.  This particular podcast focuses on Our love of movies, shows, and entertainment.

September 7th – B-Span Podcast – B-Span is one of the many podcast that are apart of the K.E.M.E.T. Podcast Network.  This particular podcast focuses on Our love of movies, shows, and entertainment.

September 8th – HollyHood Podcast – HollyHood is one of the many podcast that are apart of the K.E.M.E.T. Podcast Network.  This particular podcast focuses on Our love of movies, shows, and entertainment.

October 5th – Dinner & A Movement II- This fundraiser uses classic Black movies to address and discuss Black issues in the community.  This is the second iteration of this fundraiser.  Our first movie will be The Spook Who Sat By The Door.  The movie is free, the food and drinks are good, and the conversation real.

October 12th – Roundtable & MEWE Podcast – All day event with three back to back to back roundtable/MEWE podcast throughout the day.  The three topics are TV Imagery, Trap Music, and Black Republicans. If you are interested in participating let Us know.

Big Historical Events List from Latest to Earliest

Roundtable & Podcast – Black on Black Crime/MEWE Podcast – This roundtable and podcast discussed Black on Black Crime and how the critic impacts the Black Community.  This discussion is still being edited and will be made available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page when completed.

Roundtable & Podcast – Black Mask/MEWE Podcast – This roundtable and podcast centered black people and Our interactions with majority white environments and how that interaction impacts the Black Community.  This discussion is still being edited and will be made available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page when completed.

Roundtable & Podcast – Sports Exploitation/MEWE Podcast -This roundtable and podcast focused on the black athlete and how the promise, attention, and exploitation of them impact the Black Community.  This discussion is still being edited and will be made available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page when completed.

Solution – Credit Commandments Vol 3 – This is the latest of three volumes of Our financial pamphlets meant to help people get and stay out of debt and to save money. 

Live Symposium – Integration – A group discussion about the issue of integration and whether it ever actually happened and if integration hurt or helped the Black Community.

Roundtable – Conversation About America – A roundtable that morphed into a conversation about America’s future.  This discussion is still being edited and will be made available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page when completed.

Live Symposium – Charter V Public Schools – A group discussion about the issue of charter schools and public schools and their individual impact on the Black Community.  Our Live Symposiums are not filmed so panelist and attendees feel free to speak their minds.   

Live Symposium – The Gun Issue – A lively group discussion about the issue of guns in the Black Community and  included a lively discussion and a snack and chat after the formal program.  Our Live Symposiums are not filmed so panelist and attendees feel free to speak their minds.   

Solution – Credit Commandments Vol 2 – This is the second of three volumes of Our financial pamphlets meant to help people get and stay out of debt and to save money. 

Fundrasier – Dinner & A Movement I- This fundraiser uses classic Black movies to address and discuss Black issues in the community.  The movies are free, the food and drink are good, and the conversation powerful. 

Roundtable – OJ Effect -This roundtable centered around the justice system from a legislative perspective and how that impacts the Black Community. This discussion is still being edited and will be made available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page when completed.

Fundrasier – Dinner & A Movement I- This fundraiser uses classic Black movies to address and discuss Black issues in the community.  The movies are free, the food and drink are good, and the conversation powerful. 

Roundtable – The N Word – This roundtable centered around the most controversial word in the English language, the N word, and the use of the word impacts the Black Community. This discussion is still being edited and will be made available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page when completed.

Roundtable – Do Not Pass Go –  This roundtable discussed the impact of prison on the Black Community and whether the role it plays is intentional.  This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Fundrasier – Dinner & A Movement I- This fundraiser uses classic Black movies to address and discuss Black issues in the community.  The movies are free,the food and drink and good, and the conversation powerful. 

Roundtable – Justice or Just Us –  This roundtable discussed the long standing contentious  relationship between the Black Community and law enforcement and how this relationship impacts the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Live Symposium – The Black Church – This Live Symposium included a lively discussion and a snack and chat after the formal program.  Our Live Symposiums are not filmed so panelist and attendees feel free to speak their minds. 

Fundrasier – Game Decathlon II -The second Game Decathlon took place at the C. Burr Artz Library in Frederick, Md.  Medals and prizes were given to all the winners.

Roundtable – Justice or Just Us –  This roundtable discussed the long standing contentious  relationship between the Black Community and law enforcement and how this relationship impacts the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Roundtable – Acting Black – This roundtable focused on the meaning behind what is defined as Black and how that is impacting the Black Community.  This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Roundtable – Good Hairitage – This roundtable keyed on the interracial issues within the Black Community and how these issues impact the Black Community.  This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Roundtable – Stereotypes – This roundtable focused on stereotypes of Black people and how that impacts the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Movie Spotlight – Selma – Event with BA Inc. encouraging people to attend a showing of the movie “Selma” at the AMC theaters in Frederick, Md. by giving movie goers a $5 discount off their tickets.

Roundtable –  Black Leaders – This roundtable discussed whether the Black Community has or needs leaders and the impact this has on the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Fundrasier – Game Decathlon I – The second ever BA event took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Public Library in Washington, DC.  After the event had ended, we handed out food to the homeless in the area.

Solution – Pen It Forward Program – Although this was the second solution We conceived as a group it was the first to be enacted.  This program was a moderate success, with great participation from both the volunteers and the kids.  For more information on this program go to Our Solutions page. 

Live Symposium  – 1st Black President – This was the first Live Symposium Black Advancement Inc. ever presented.  This was well attended and included a lively discussion and a snack and chat after the formal program.  Our Live Symposiums are not filmed so panelist and attendees feel free to speak their minds.

Solution – Credit Commandments Vol 1 – This is the first of three volumes of Our financial pamphlets meant to help people get and stay out of debt and to save money. 

Roundtable – The Black Church – This roundtable discussed the Black church and its impact on the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Roundtable – Black Middle Class – This roundtable focused on the Black middle class and how their struggles impacts the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Roundtable –  1st Black President – This roundtable centered around the first Black President of the United States and how his presence in the White House impacted the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Roundtable – Why Should I Vote – This roundtable discussion looked at the importance of voting within the Black Community and how that has impacted it. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Roundtable – Parenting – This roundtable discussion focused on how the Parenting has impacted the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

Fundrasier – Bowl-A-Thon – The first event BA Inc. ever put on at Bowlmor in Gaithersburg, Md.  It was a great event and well attended.  

Roundtable – Drug Epidemic – The first ever roundtable discussion by Black Advancement Inc. discussing how the Drug Epidemic impacted the Black Community. This discussion is available on YouTube and also accessible on our Debates page.

One thought on “Events”

  1. I love the ‘Operation Food Desert Storm’ idea.

    To expand on it, perhaps we could collaborate with local family farms and/or farmers markets to make sure that the produce we are distributing is locally and organically grown by small family-owned businesses (supporting the local economy) rather than large factory farms that often use harmful GMOs and other harmful products.

    Also, we could hand out flyers with gardening tips – perhaps even have gardening classes, classes on how to recognize edible weeds (there are edible plants growing wildly all around – most people just don’t recognize them as edible) and start community gardens. Community gardens are huge in Houston. This would also empower individuals to control their own food supply and bring neighborhoods together in the spirit of self-sufficiency, which is really the nature of true freedom.

    Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a night. Teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.

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