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Annual free flu vaccination event in the Legislative Hall Library, ground floor, 411 Legislative Ave., Dover, DE, on January 18, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for ages 6 months and older. No appointment necessary. Photo identification required for adults. Persons with Medicaid or Medicare should bring insurance cards. This is the final community flu clinic for the 2016-2017 flu season. Flu vaccinations are also available through physicians, pharmacies, and many grocery stores. For further information on the flu and flu clinics, visit http://flu.delaware.gov or call 800-282-8672.
Week after week, a wealthy businessman rides the same bus, befriending Shatique, a young single mother putting herself through school and struggling to raise a son on her own. As they get to know one another, their pasts unfold and tensions rise, unraveling a complex web of revenge, social mores and racial biases from a candid and unexpected perspective.
Following every performance
Stick around after the show and reflect on the play during one of our community discussions.
Panel Discussion on Race, Equity and Education
February 11 / 4:30pm
Teach for America, in partnership with Delaware Theatre Company, will host a panel discussion at the theatre focusing on race, equity, and education.
DE Division of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship recipient Terrance Vann will show at the baby grand for the first Wilmington Art Loop of 2017 on February 3, 2017. The baby grand is located in The Grand Opera House at 818 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. The reception will take place from 5-8pm.
The INNER VISIONS Art Show will feature twelve original works by Vann- all new and never before shown. Other notable Wilmington artists and musicians will give live performances throughout the event, including painters Alim Smith and Smashed Label, singer and pianist Jea Street, and DJ Ryan Foxx. Drinks will be available for purchase and refreshments will be provided by Chef Thug Life.
Reconsidering Roots: Observations on the 40th Anniversary of a TV Mini-Series that changed the Way We Understood American Slavery
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Copeland Room, Delaware History Museum
Fee: $5/Delaware Historical Society members; $10/non-members; reservations requested, 302-655-7161.
Includes admission to the Delaware History Museum and the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage.
Kellie Carter Jackson, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Hunter College
As part of the 40th anniversary of the broadcast of the original television mini-series Roots (1977), we invite visitors to explore the meanings and memories of this milestone in the public presentation of black history. Carter Jackson’s presentation provides a framework for understanding the impact of Roots on interest in black family genealogy in the years since, as well as on interest in African cultural heritage and identity among black audiences, and interest in black history in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries generally.
We invite our audiences of all backgrounds to share their own memories of this shared experience of watching black history being made and black history being told, within families and across generations, and of discussing the mini-series, at school and at work, at home and across the country.
Sharing Roots: Screenings of the 2016 television production
All screenings are FREE
Part 1, Saturday, January 21, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
In addition to the screening on Saturday, January 21, please join us for special family programming, between 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. including mancala and kent cloth weaving, games and crafts inspired by Roots. Please click here for details.
A Valentine’s Night of Jazz, hosted by Richard Blackwell, and featuring Norman Connors and the Starship Orchestra… Also included on the program will be…Alfie Moss and the Dexter Koonce Project…Point Blank featuring Gerald Chavis… Vaneisa & Jazz Etc…Brian Roberts & Company..Fletcher & Fletcher Duo feat. Alva Fletcher…
Tickets are $35 General Admission or $65 for Couples. Additionally, a limited number of VIP tickets will be available at a cost of $50 per person. VIP ticket purchase includes a pre-event reception. For VIP ticket purchase, please contact Ivy Edwards (302) 761-3582; Tanya Bell-Hynson (302)354-2887 or Kim Brown (856) 469-9692.
A Valentine’s Night of Jazz will be held at the P. S. duPont Middle School, in the school Auditorium, and will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the P. S. duPont High School Alumni Association, Inc community mission and the P. S. duPont All Class Reunion.
The Formula of Love = Music, poetry & laughter!
A Valentine’s evening for singles or those who still believe in LOVE!
Featuring Corey Wims (The Sound of Philadelphia) and hosted by Ty “Breakout” Johnson.
Check out this event page for special guests.
Sponsored by FRED REED Music Frederick Reed
The TEDx Wilmington Salon, Swipe Left: Love, Dating and Situationships will explore the intricate complexities of love and dating and how shifting cultural norms, technology, and trends like ‘cuffing’ and Netflix & Chill are impacting the way we date, the types of situationships we enter into, and our expectations about love and relationships.
Immediately following the TEDx talks, join us for Swipe Right: The After Party where you’ll meet the TEDx Salon speakers and mingle with some of the area’s most intriguing young professionals!
GET TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2iSVxl6
TEDx Salon Speakers:
@YvonneOrji – The Wait is Sexy. Nigerian-American actress, Yvonne Orji is a comedienne and writer who continues to display her versatility and passion with each project she takes on. On television, she stars in HBO’s new comedy series “Insecure”. The show follows the friendship of two modern-day black women and all of their uncomfortable experiences and racy tribulations. Orji stars as one of these women opposite Issa Rae, who is executive producing the show along with Prentice Penny and Melina Matsoukas. She is also developing a half-hour sitcom, based on her life entitled “First Gen”, with executive producers Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo.
@RaniStPucchi – What a Soul Mate Is, and Isn’t. Rani St. Pucchi is an internationally known, award-winning, bridal fashion designer. She is the author of two bestsellers: Your Body, Your Style and The SoulMate Checklist. Renowned for her savvy regarding women’s challenges in relationship to self and others, Rani shares her knowledge of more than three decades as she points out: “Women are experts at planning a wedding but clueless about planning a marriage”. She walks women through their journey of finding soul mate love by first gaining clarity on the true meaning of what a soul mate is, and isn’t.
@Kev_Carr – Dating is Dead. As an accomplished author, speaker and TV Host/Personality, Kevin Carr offers a practical road-map to navigate being single while learning to create the relationship you desire. Kevin delivers a message that provides direction and promotes honest dialogue. His unique perspective and engaging delivery have made him a sought after speaker across the country including appearances on ABC, BET, CBS, FOX and TBN. As a contributor, his work has been featured in Essence, HelloBeautiful.com, and The Huffington Post. In his first book, “If All Men Are Dogs, Then Women You Hold the Leash,” he shows women how to tap into their personal power to control the pace and direction of their relationships.
@DrDebraLaino – Dissecting Love: Distance, Disguise, and Dharma. Dr. Debra Laino is a clinical sex therapist, sex educator, relationship therapist, author and life coach. She holds a Doctorate in Human Sexuality, a Master’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Education. She is in private practice, a University professor, published author and a major media contributor.
GET TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2iSVxl6
Whether your status is single, taken or ‘it’s complicated’, there’s something for you at Swipe Right: The After Party!
Dance the night away while the DJ spins!
Learn more about the TEDx Salon speakers through interactive gaming.
Test your skills on our Situationship Scramble Board/Dictionary for a chance to win prizes!
If you’re single, or in a situationship ;-), join us for Speed Dating and Pin the Tail on the Ex.
GET TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2iSVxl6
Dr. Umar Johnson will be making his first indoor power lecture visit in Wilmington, Delaware since 2013. Black America’s #1 School Psychologist is coming to the area to equip parents and a concerned community with the data, facts, laws and statistics they need to dismantle Delaware’s school to prison pipeline.
Dr. Umar will address: EDUCATION
a) The crises in special education referrals
b) Learning disability
c) The ADHD conspiracy
d) High stakes testing
e) The criminalization of black boys
f) The test gap
g) Dangerous side effects of drugs, and much, much more!
Dr. Umar will also address five (5) major issues: POLITICS
1) Donald Trump and a Republican rule
2) The new pro-choice secretary of education, Betsy Devos, and her plans to intensify the public school voucher
3) The political economy of the black community
4) The future of the black family and the male-female romantic commitment crisis
5) The need for a new black leadership
Other topics to be discussed: UPDATES
- Future plans for the Frederick Douglass and Marcus Garvey Academy (Plus, updates regarding his recent visits to potential school sites across America)
- The dangers of immunizations
- The 2017 Repatriation Task Force to Afrika, as well as the 2017 Black College and Consciousness Tour (ages 11-17) which will begin and end in Atlanta (June 28 -July 12)
ABOUT DR. UMAR JOHNSON
The Prince of Pan-Afrikanism will be making his first indoor PowerLecture visit to Wilmington Delaware since 2013. Black America’s #1 School Psychologist is coming to town to equip parents and concerned community with the data, facts, laws and statistics they need to dismantle Delaware’s School to Prison Pipeline.
America’s foremost School Psychologist will address: a) the crises in Special Education referrals, b) the Learning Disability Hustle, c) the ADHD Conspiracy, d) high stakes testing as the New Jim Crow, e) the criminalization of Black boys, f) the Black-White Test Gap, g) dangerous side effects of Brain drugs, and much, much more!
Dr.Umar will be dealing with 5 major issues during this most important Black History MONTH Message: 1) The Donald Trump Coup De’Tat and what Republican Rule will mean for Black America in the post-Obama years, 2) The new Pro-Choice Secretary of Education Betsy Devos and her plans to intensify the public school voucher and shutdown movement in America, 3) The Political Economy of the Black Ghetto and how the Christmas shopping frenzy has become an Economic Cancer in the Black community,
4) The Future of the Black family & the Male-Female Romantic Commitment Crisis, 5) and the need for a New Black Leadership for a renewed Racist White America. The Son of Ogun will discuss the Obama-Blacklash which has become a form of domestic terrorism against Black America, as well as the media blackout on issues relevant to American Africans.
Black America’s most requested public speaker will expound upon his plans for the Frederick Douglass & Marcus Garvey Academy to include his recent visits to potential school sites across America. Dr.Johnson will discuss the dangers of immunizations and the need for the Black Consciousness Community to begin dealing with the critical needs of Black people rather than exclusively dealing with the dissemination of information.
Prince Ifatunde will discuss his upcoming repatriation task force to Afrika, as well as the 2017 Black College & Consciousness Tour (11-17 yr boys & girls) which will begin and end in Atlanta this year (6.28-7.12). Wilmington Delaware get ready for the return of the Prophet Pan-Afrikanism! Guaranteed to sellout please get your tickets in advance. Questions/Media Interviews & Vendor Requests should be directed to 844.4DR.UMAR or DrUmarJohnson@Yahoo.Com. GoFundMe.Com/DrUmar
Tuesdays & Thursday (9am – 3pm)
Call 302-224-4060, Ext. 200
- Are you caught up in the maze of the job search mania?
- Frustrated with trying to get called back for an interview?
- Looking for “hands on” techniques to build your resume?
- Baffled about how to navigate the hiring process online?
If you answered “YES” to these questions, then 21st Century Job Search Strategies is for you! Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the workforce, have been downsized, terminated or a career changer, THIS interactive 4 week Boot Camp can help you to achieve your career goals and give you the competitive edge you need to gain employment.
Come Party with The Collective and Grown Folks Friday on February 24th (8pm – 1am) as we celebrate Dave Coker’s Birthday with entertainment by Ms. Tracey A. and DJ TimDogg
$15 Includes Admission and Food … while it lasts!
* 50/50 Raffles * 50% of proceeds benefitting Ladies Auxiliary
Call 302-382-3065 for Table Reservations – Seating not guaranteed
New Castle County, DE Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. – Glitter, Glamour and Games Fundraiser, Saturday, February 25, 2017. This will be a fun-filled night with casino games, cigar and whiskey tasting, dancing and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Jack and Jill Foundation and Children & Families First of Delaware. Tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite:https://jnjnccggg.eventbrite.com. Please visit www.jackandjillncc.org for more information.
Get your adrenaline pumping while gaining situational awareness and self confidence!
During this all-levels, co-ed, hands-on workshop you’ll learn to assess potentially violent situations and neutralize personal threats through physical and verbal methods as taught in the Krav Maga style of tactical self defense.
Don’t be intimidated! Our expert instructor, Chanan Smith, will teach to all levels! Learn more at www.magentacticaldefense.com.
This MeetUp is brought to you by the young professionals of Accelerate Delaware! #AccelerateDE
$25pp. Adults only. Co-ed.
The Delaware Historical Society will host a talk by author Dr. Tiffany Gill on Thursday, March 9 at 6pm at the Delaware History Museum. Admission is free but reservations are requested. Dr. Gill will discuss her latest book, Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry. Dr. Gill is an Associate Professor of History and Black American Studies at the University of Delaware. Her book, Beauty Shop Politics will be available for purchase in the museum store. http://bit.ly/2kCsT3H
You already know where to be this Friday! Grown & Sext Fridays at Euphoria Taproom. Come out and bring your Friends and Co-workers.
3 birthdays already confirmed. VIP sections sold out!!!
Birthdays for Asha (top), June (bottom) and Latrelle (not pictured)
* Ladies $5 before 10pm ($10 after) / Men $10
* 3 birthdays already confirmed. VIP sections sold out!!!
* $3 & $4 drinks all night long
* Two DJ’s: DJ GNYCE & DJ E-Nice
* Free Parking
* Bring Your Own Food (BYOF)
* Mature Crowd
Contact Euphoria Taproom for your birthday packages! Call TODAY (302) 836-3809
- A Celebration Concert JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, Saturday, March 11th at 6:00(doors will open at 5:30 pm, FREE with a canned good donation)
- A Celebration Worship Service, Sunday March 12th at 9:00 AM and Reverend Silvester Beaman of Bethel A.M.E. Church in Wilmington, DE will be the Guest Preacher. For more information go to www.trclive.org.
In conjunction with the grand opening celebration for the Harriet Tubman Visitor’s Center Church Creek, Maryland, the Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware will kick off commemorative programs on Saturday at the Delaware Historical Society and the Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation, with the reading of the Governor’s Proclamation of Tubman Day. This event will include the unveiling of a new Maryland-Delaware driving guide highlighting the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway. The guide begins at the National Park in Maryland and covers sites of importance to Tubman’s early life in slavery. It continues through Delaware along a route that connects the places identified by Tubman as important to her rescue missions. The guide ends by encouraging travelers to follow the story through southeast Pennsylvania to Independence Hall. Following the ceremony, the day’s programming includes:
“Last Stop to Freedom,” Wilmington’s Enduring Role in the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman’s Legacy; 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation, Wilmington Friends Meeting House, 401 N. West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Discover the lasting Quaker contributions to Wilmington and the Underground Railroad by learning about the partnership between Thomas Garrett and Harriet Tubman. An historical scavenger hunt coupled with an interactive Power Point presentation on the historic grounds of the Wilmington Friends Meeting House will provide fun, learning and lively discussion.
The Underground Railroad in Delaware – Public Program; 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Delaware Historical Society, Delaware History Museum and Old Town Hall, 504 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 1980
Walk in the footsteps of freedom seekers and the abolitionists who helped them in Delaware. Meet Harriet Tubman, John Tillman, and Thomas Garrett through various interactive activities and explore the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage. Also on view will be a small temporary exhibit entitled Deliverance in Delaware: The Underground Railroad in the First State.
Event partners: Underground Railroad Coalition of Delaware; State of Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs; Delaware Historical Society and the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage; Quaker Hill Historic Preservation Foundation.
DELAWARE’S NEW DINNER THEATER IS BACK!!!
Loving You is Killing Me is the story about two couples whose love is tested when one person in the relationship puts the other through hell and back, all in the name of love.
FRIDAY, MARCH 17 AT 7:30PM
SATURDAY, MARCH 18 AT 7:30PM
SUNDAY, MARCH 19 AT 5:30PM
Center for the Creative Arts
410 Upper Snuff Mill Road
Hockessin, DE 19709
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!!!
JUST $35/person (includes DINNER and SHOW)
SPREAD THE WORD!!! SEE YOU THERE!!!!
It is with great pleasure that we announce the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Rho Zeta Chapter, Annual Finer Womanhood High Tea that benefits both the Katherine B. Ross Scholarship Fund and the General Scholarship Fund. This event will be held at the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware, on Sunday, March 19, 2017.
In 2005 we established Zeta CAN! in an effort to further our community outreach. Zeta CAN! – The Zeta Community Action Network, along with Epsilon Rho Zeta set forth to establish the Katherine B. Ross Scholarship in 2006, adding it to the chapter’s education portfolio. Preference for this scholarship is given to adult students pursuing the academic study of education. Since 2004, the General Scholarship has been awarded to deserving young women pursuing higher education in the New Castle County community. For over 60 years, the chapter has given insurmountable hours of voluntary service to educate the public, assist youth, provide scholarships and support organized charities. The Finer Womanhood High Tea is the culminating annual event highlighting these efforts.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest African-American woman’s organizations; it has a proud 96 years of history based on sisterhood, finer womanhood, community service and scholarship.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS training session will be conducted by Charles Brown, Charles is a member of the DE Blacks in Government (BIG) Chapter. Charles has over 30 years experience in federal public service. He served with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). His experience includes Program Management, providing Contract Administration for state and local fair employment practice agencies (FEPA), and being selected as a National Trainer for EEOC and FEPA personnel as a part of the National Training Institute. In addition, Charles successfully served as an EEOC Investigator of employment discrimination claims in the federal government, including the U.S. Postal Service, and as a Compliance Supervisor. Charles also possesses experience in Equal Employment Opportunity law enforcement, training, and resolution of claims, which includes the settlement process. Charles earned a Bachelor of Arts from Morgan State University.
The course outline will include:
ANTI DISCRIMINATION LAWS
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
The Americans With Disabilities Act
The Equal Pay Act
Age, race, sex, national origin, color, mental or physical disability, genetics, retaliation
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Delaware Department of Labor
IF YOU FILE WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT
Fact Finding Conferences
Similarly situated comparators
Right to Sue in Federal District Court
DE BIG Chapter
P.O. Box 1781
Wilmington, DE 19899
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