Calendar

September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Chef-in-Residence Bryant Terry presents BLACK. QUEER. FOOD.
Panel Discussion, Reception and Book Signing with Michael Twitty, Shannon Mustipher, Lazarus Lynch and Sarah Kirnon moderated by Leigh Gaymon-Jones. This panel convenes some extraordinary Black and queer creatives from across the country to share[...]
Book Launch & Lecture | LIMITLESS AFRICANS with Mikael Owunna
Brian: Queer Rwandan (Pronouns: he or she), Shot in Montreal, Canada – 2017. Credit: Mikael Owunna In his powerful new photo book Limitless Africans, queer Nigerian-Swedish American photographer Mikael Owunna, a finalist in the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award[...]
Litquake & MoAD present | Susan Straight: In the Country of Women
Museum of the African Diaspora and Litquake present Susan Straight, a self-proclaimed book nerd, and Dwayne Sims, an African American basketball player, started dating in high school. After marriage, at driveway barbecues and fish fries[...]
Litquake & MoAD present | Tope Folarin: A Particular Kind of Black Man
Museum of the African Diaspora and Litquake present Caine Prize recipient Tope Folarin reads from and discusses his debut novel, A Particular Kind of Black Man, which follows Tunde Akinola, a child of Nigerian immigrants[...]
October 19, 2019 all-day @ City View
Afropolitan Ball 2019 @ City View
CIRCLE THIS DATE Join us on Saturday, October 19 at City View overlooking Yerba Buena Gardens for a night of art, entertainment, music, fabulous food, wine and cocktails and the best party in town! Come[...]
November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening | EVERYTHING MUST FALL
Join us for a screening and discussion of the documentary EVERYTHING MUST FALL (Rehad Desai, South Africa, 2018, 85 minutes). Can a diverse group of college kids find common ground with their school’s faculty and[...]