Check back often as our African American Events calendar is constantly updated with events occurring in and around the Atlanta area. These events include Comedy Shows, Church events, Community Events, Parties, Fashion Shows, Fundraisers, Out-of-Town Trips and Getaways, Poetry & Spoken Word, Seminars & Workshops, Black Events and more!!!

Add Your Event FREE: to have your African American Event / Black Event / General Interest Event added to our calendar, email event information & image to (info) @ metroatlantablack.com

Sep
22
Fri
AABE: 15th Annual James K. Davis Scholarship Golf Tournament @ Crystal Lake Golf & Country Club
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am
Sep
23
Sat
Wired To Win Women’s Leadership Conference @ Turner Chapel AME Church
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wired To Win Women's Leadership Conference @ Turner Chapel AME Church | Marietta | Georgia | United States

Our mission is to help women in leadership find balance in an unbalanced world!

It doesn’t matter if you are in Corporate America, a Spiritual Leader, Entrepreneur or CEO of your own home; The challenges women in leadership face are unique. Our purpose is to educate, inspire and empower YOU to move beyond those challenges and live a healthier, happier and more abundant life.

Join us and…

  • Enlarge your vision for your life and your business…
  • Be inspired to pursue your passion unapologetically…
  • Learn strategies to activate your wealth…
  • Connect with others to help you reach your goals…
It’s more than a conference! It’s an experience you DON’T want to miss!
We are proud to announce Actor Lisa Arrindell as our Keynote Speaker. (Many may know her from her role in Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion).
Reserve your seat today. Space is limited.
http://withinyourreach.org/services/leadership-conference/
Sep
30
Sat
2017 United for Liberia Fundraising Gala: Global Health in Liberia @ Morehouse School of Medicine
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

On behalf of the University Consortium for Liberia (UCL) Board of Directors and our Honorary Chairs, Dr. Cheryl Dozier, President of Savannah State University; Dr. Ophelia Weeks, President of the University of Liberia; Dr. Emmet Dennis, President Emeritus of the University of Liberia; Dr. Valerie Montgomery-Rice, President of Morehouse School of Medicine; and Dr. Joseph Isaac, President of A.M.E. University, you are invited to attend the 3rd Annual United for Liberia Fundraising Gala. The dinner will be held at Morehouse School of Medicine on Saturday, September 30th, 2017.

Last year’s event was a great success with over 150 business partners, university presidents, faculty, students, donors and other stakeholders participating. Distinguished Service Awardees this year include the CDC, Emory University and Dr. Tolbert Nyenswah, Director General of the Institute for Public Health Liberia. Also, Bill Allen of the Allen Entrepreneurial Institute will receive the Community Service Award.

This year, they will also award five students with $1,000 each in academic scholarships at various U.S. colleges and universities.

Oct
4
Wed
Dr. Joseph Lowery 96th Birthday Celebration @ The Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm

On October 4, 2017, Dr. Lowery’s 96th birthday celebration will be held at The Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. In addition to the dedicated dignitaries, celebrities, and activists that consistently support the bi-annual musical extravaganza, nearly 100 of the Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights (Lowery Institute) Change Agents will be there to let Dr. Lowery know that his legacy is secure with them.

Themed Grounded in History: Soaring Towards the Future, the Musical Tribute to the “Dean” of the civil rights movement starts promptly at 7 PM with a reception at 6 PM.  To purchase tickets or get more information call 404–524-8406 or visit www.loweryinstitute.org.

 

Oct
7
Sat
Still Standing & Stepping Out, The Purple Affair @ The Gathering Spot
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are invited to join us as we bring awareness, honor and celebrate survivors of Domestic Violence at The Still Standing Foundation’s 6th annual Purple Affair.

On October 6th, 2017, a diverse and philanthropic group of Atlanta media, business professionals, celebrities, advocates and social gatherers will assemble to pledge their generosity and ongoing support to a worthy cause at the 2017 Still Standing & Steppin Out, The Purple Affair – a benefit event that honors survivors of Domestic Violence.

Riding the waves of previous years vastly successful and generously sponsored Purple Affair, this year’s event is expected to be yet another night to remember.

Guests will enjoy a collage of live entertainment, dancing, celebrity guest appearances, awards & scholarship presentation and more…

6:00 pm
Cocktail Reception featuring The Purple Boutique and Wounds to Wisdom Book Signing

7:00 pm
Seated Dinner, Guest Speaker, Awards & Scholarship Presentation

8:00 pm Live Entertainment & Dancing

Proceeds will benefit The Still Standing Foundation’s Domestic Violence Awareness, Advocacy, and Prevention Fund.

Attire: Cosmopolitan/Semi-formal

Oct
14
Sat
AFROPUNK’s Carnival of Consciousness @ 787 Windsor
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
AFROPUNK’s Carnival of Consciousness @ 787 Windsor | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

You can call AFROPUNK’s Carnival of Consciousness a festival if you want — but that wouldn’t be exactly right, at least not by the definitions of “festival” developed over the last decade. Is it a conference, retreat, salon, seminar, a rave- a happening, think-tank, a maneuver? Yes, to all of the above. We prefer to think of the Carnival as a new type of open cultural space and gathering of like-minded people.

The Carnival of Consciousness is a weekend-long congregation of producers, supporters, allies and consumers of black culture that will feature a schedule of music, art, film, lectures and the honest expression of youthful black concerns, by the leading contemporary voices.

Weekend tickets include all performances and social salons (workshops) taking place over the weekend.

Line Up includes Solange, Willow Smith, Danny Brown, Flatbush Zombies, Denzel Curry, Young Fathers, Alice Smith, Tricky, Mykki Blanco, Princess Nokia, Kevin Abstract & much more

Tickets available at http://www.afropunk.com/atlanta

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