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Juneteenth 2024 Celebrations in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area

Juneteenth is the oldest celebration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It specifically celebrates the state of Texas announcing the abolishment of slavery in 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1863. But Juneteenth offers a time to come...

55th International Annual Convention of The Association of Black Psychologists in Phoenix on July 17-20

The 55th International Annual Convention of The Association of Black Psychologists, Inc. Event Details Register Here: https://bit.ly/49u43fB Pre-Convention: July 16th, 2024 Full Convention: July 17-20, 2024 Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown | 340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ...

Round Up Your Family, Friends for the 2024 Arizona Black Rodeo in Scottsdale on August 30-31

Yeehaw! The Arizona Black Rodeo featuring national African American rodeo competitors is returning to WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Road, Scottsdale, on August 30-31! Join enthusiastic rodeo fans from all over Arizona at the “hottest show on dirt” inside a...

Third-Annual HBCU All-Star Game at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Was a Slam Dunk

The third-annual HBCU All-Star Game on April 7 in Phoenix started out as an an elite college basketball showcase featuring the nation’s most dynamic and talented basketball players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. However, it ended up being one of the greatest...

Looking for Great Soul Food in the Phoenix Area? Chew on this List of Restaurants

As you know, “Soul Food,” is our staple! Neckbones, chitlins, catfish, pickled pig feet, fried chicken, etc. have fed generations of Black people. You may (or may not) be surprised to know that the Valley of the Sun has done an admirable job of continuing the...

We Had a Time at the Arizona Invitational Black Rodeo 2023 at WestWorld of Scottsdale on Labor Day Weekend

The Black Rodeo USA Association and The Arizona Informant newspaper hosted an exciting weekend of bull riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, steer undecorating and barrel racing on September 1-2 at WestWorld of Scottsdale! The atmosphere was electric at the Arizona Black...

Zoom Over to The Boom Boom Room in Phoenix for Great Drinks, Dope Vibe

If you’re looking for an intimate lounge with great vibes and some of the best libations in the Valley of the Sun, look no further than The Boom Boom Room in Phoenix! The Boom Boom Room is Black-owned! The Boom Boom Room is located at 1544 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix and is...

Vice Presidential Hopeful Kamala Harris Makes Campaign Stops in Tucson, Phoenix

In an effort to connect with Arizona voters just before the 2020 General Election, Democratic Vice President candidate Kamala Harris visited with Tucson and Phoenix-area residents on October 28. Harris hosted an outdoor rally at Pima Community College West in Tucson where...
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