Events

Let’s Talk About It with Dr. Opal Lee

Join us and meet the amazing woman known as the “Grandmother of Juneteenth,” Ms. Opal Lee was present when President Joe Biden signed the bill that established “Juneteenth” as a federal holiday after her successful walking campaign and online...

LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: Messy Family Dynamics

Sugar seems to have developed a reputation as the big bad wolf in relation to health. We have reported on numerous studies associating sugar intake with increased aging, cardiovascular disease, obesity and even cancer. Such research has led to...

SAVE THE DATE: Juneteenth 2024 Gala

Join us as we embark on a journey of remembrance and celebration, honoring the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans and the enduring legacy of resilience and creativity within the Black community. This year's Juneteenth Celebration, themed "Together We Stand," pays tribute to Dr. Opal Lee, the grandmother of Juneteenth, and recognizes advocates for positive change in Japan. Through a month-long extravaganza filled with vibrant cultural expressions and meaningful activities, we invite you to stand in solidarity and embrace the richness of Black history and heritage. Together, let us walk hand in hand towards a future of equality, justice, and unity.

Mori Art Museum: Afro-Mingei

Afro-Mingei offers the priceless opportunity to experience major past works and never-seen-before new works created for this exhibition from a prominent practitioner of Black art, a domain that has been attracting growing interest from the international art world in recent years.

LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: Strong Black Woman Disease

Sugar seems to have developed a reputation as the big bad wolf in relation to health. We have reported on numerous studies associating sugar intake with increased aging, cardiovascular disease, obesity and even cancer. Such research has led to...