Current Events

April 2018

  • 5th, Thursday; 7:00pm-9:00pm; NC Local Black Liberation Assembly/ Freedom Manifesto meeting at NC Raise Up office, 2220 N. Roxboro Rd.; Durham, NC. Call Angaza Mayo-Laughinghouse at (919) 272-5169 for more info.
  • 7th Saturday; 9:00am-4:00pm; UE local 150 ‘s UNC-Chapel Hill University Chapter Retreat. For more info contact Stephen.
  • 7th, Saturday; 5:30pm sharp; Black Workers for Justice 35th Annual M.L. King, Jr. Support for Labor Banquet; NC Association of Educations Bldg., 700 S. Salisbury St.; Raleigh, NC; tickets $40; contact FOLWCC for more and updated information.
  • 7th, Saturday; 9:00pm-12:00am; post banquet PARTY HARDY FEATURING NEW CD LIVE MUSIC BY Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble! YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS this  M.L. King Support for Labor Banquet After Party at the FOLWCC. Live music, DJ, food, good people and fun! Free admission for all banquet attendees, $10 for other non-banquet participants.
  • 8th, Sunday; 10:00am-12:00pm; Post M.L. King Banquet “Annual ACTIVIST Brunch & Discussion” BLACK FREEDOM MANIFESTO and NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR BLACK LIBERATION at the FOLWCC – FREE.
  • 15th, Sunday; 12:00pm-3:00pm;  Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam
  • 19th, Thursday; 6:00pm-9:00pm; World Cultural Cinema; Celebrating Earth Day; Watch a thought provoking film and participate in our lively discussion/critique/analysis; Potluck Dinner and Trivia Contest.
  • 22nd, Sunday; 12:00pm-3:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Jam
  • 27th -29th, Friday-Sunday; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble & Truth & Justice Cultural Commission Retreat ….”Mid-1960’s BLACK POWER: 50 Years of Lessons” (impact on Politics of Black working class, Black workers/ their unions, Black Culture and Music and Creation of empowering African-American/Black Institutions)

May 2018

  • 1st, Tuesday; 6:00pm-8:30pm; World Cultural Cinema/ MAY DAY Discussion; May 1st International Workers’ Day; Watch a thought provoking film and participate in a lively discussion/critique/analysis on “The State of the Workers /Oppressed & Our Struggles in the Current Political Climate/Why we must unite the isolated/fragmented battle fronts?” Potluck Dinner provided.
  • 3rd, Thursday; 7:00pm-8:30pm; NC Local Black Liberation Assembly/Freedom Manifesto meeting; at FOLWCC; call Angaza Mayo-Laughinghouse at (919) 272-5169 for more info.
  • 6th, Sunday; 12:00pm-3:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Truth & Justice Cultural Commission Jam
  • 10th, Thursday; 7:00pm-8:00pm; Freedom & Justice Adult Book Club meeting at the Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center Café! If you love reading – suspense, mystery, historical fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, health/mind/fitness, poetry with a focus on African American and other writers of color; you are invited to come out. This month we will be completing the discussion about the book: At the Dark End of the Street – Black Women, Rape and Resistance – A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by author Danielle L. McGuire; For more information contact: Nathanette at (919) 876-7187 or nlmayo5@yahoo.com.
  • 18-20th, Friday-Sunday; NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR BLACK LIBERATION; NCCU School of Education; for more info. and to register go to www.freedom-manifesto.info.
  • 27th ,Sunday; 12:00pm-3:00pm; Fruit of Labor Singing Ensemble Meeting/Rehearsal & Truth & Justice Cultural Commission Jam
  • 27th, Sunday; 4:00pm-6:30pm; African Liberation Day; Film, Discussion, Food & Music. Free, but donations are welcome.