Tag: Atlanta

Necessary Blackness Ep. 44: The 7th Annual Ujamaa Fest (Cooperative Economic Expo)

Necessary Blackness Podcast sits with Kyomi to discuss the 7th Annual Ujamaa Fest taking place in Atlanta on 12/23. The must-attend event attracts people from all walks of life and age demographics.

As we know, viable economic power is crucial for creating permanent pathways out of poverty. The economic disparities between black and whites in the US have never been greater. This year theme of Cooperative Economics will resonate with many attendees. Thus, is the reason she created the “Economic Heritage Fund” to give start-up business a chance to receive $1,000.

As families celebrate Kwanzaa and richness of African-American culture this year and every year, we can all find inspiration in the principle of Ujamaa in the development of a new global economy built through communal values and cooperatives.

This event is FREE and Open to the public. RSVP at www.UJamaaFest.com and add your name to the list of attendees.



Necessary Blackness Ep. 38: The 2nd Annual Black Power Awards

Necessary Blackness Podcast sits down with Bro. DJ to talk about the 2nd Annual Black Power Award, advancing the power of the people on a global level and what can be expected when we celebrate Black Excellence.


To Purchase Tickets: http://blackpowerawards.com/

Rahiem Shabazz Receives 2016 #BlackPowerAward for Documentary Filmmaking


Elementary Genocide 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration received an award in the documentary category at the 2016 “Black Power Awards”. The Black Power Awards was held in Atlanta on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 to celebrate Black excellence, activism and our contribution to the world. The celebratory event showed and proved the strength and spirit of African people on a grand scale.

The Black Carpet Affair showcased the elegance and upscale attire of all those in attendance. Executive Producer, DJ set the tone when he stated, “When the Kente commands as much value as Gucci. then its a new day”. So, in customary fashion, we showed up and showed out.


Below is a brief clip of Rahiem Shabazz accepting 1st award of the night for his award winning film, “Elementary Genocide 2.


Seize The Time: Freedom Now! Lecture & Movie Screening


Education in America is designed to imprint children with white middle-class values. And those who do not conform are labeled inattentive and disruptive behavior.

Come out to see the award winning documentary Elementary Genocide: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Rahiem Shabazz | Atty. Terri Thompson | Kalonji Changa | Supreme Understanding | Pro. Ed Garnes | Bro. DJ | Tenisio Seanima | Balagun Ojetade

“Out of Darkness” Makes Its Debut Screening In Atlanta

Out of Darkness

Rasha Entertainment is teaming up with Director Amadeuz Christ for Atlanta’s Debut screening of the new documentary called, “Out of Darkness”. The documentary is a powerful visual that examines the untold history of African people, the African cultural contribution to the nations of the world, and the events that have contributed to the condition of African people today.



Atlanta Debut Screening & Lecture With Dr. Boyce Watkins

Atlanta Debut Screening & Lecture

With Dr. Boyce Watkins


Early Bird Special: $15.00

Rahiem Shabazz on WRFG 89.3 FM



Director Rahiem Shabazz stops in at WFRG 89.3 FM to discuss the latest installment of the documentary series, “Elementary Genocide 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration.


The documentary is available in DVD format as well as streaming to all mobile devices.


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