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The Future is Black 2023: Renaissance

February 4, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Future is Black

This year, for the first time since the pandemic, the Center is bringing back our Black History Month celebration – The Future Is Black, a cultural summit and community celebration.

The evening’s program includes award presentations, panel discussions, live podcast recording, interactive portrait studios, and a mini-ball reception.

4:30 p.m. – Mixer & food trucks

6 p.m. – Program begins – Hosted by Tre’vell Anderson & Jarrett Hill of “FANTI” podcast.

6 p.m.  – Bayard Rustin Award presentation to Big Freedia.

6:15 p.m. – Keynote Conversation with Big Freedia and Amber Whittington

7:45 p.m. – “America Has a Problem ” – A conversation hosted by the Center’s Oliver Delgado with special guest Capri Maddox, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Civil + Human Rights and Equity Department.

8:30 p.m. – Cocktail party & mini-ball

RSVP to stay tuned for special guest announcements and updates!




February 4, 2023
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Davidson/Valentini Theatre
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Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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