Community Calendar: Week of July 12

July 12

Andrew’s World with host Andrew Whigham III on blogtalkradio.com 8 am-10 am. Tune in for thought-provoking, enlightening, informative, and entertaining news and commentary. Join the conversation at 646-200-0459 on Andrew’s World.

A Message For You. I Messenger Media is continuing to provide thought-provoking, informative, enlightening and entertaining news, and commentary. 1 pm. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and blogtalkradio.com

NBPRS Dallas and NABJ Media Related Task Force present the “Virtual” Happy Hour with host Terry Allen every Sunday 5:30 pm CST. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpIpcumvrD4jCjxEQOkkv1R6jaqJ1yhGw.  Bring your best drink and enjoy the best in online networking! 

July 13-17

Zan Wesley Holmes Community Outreach Center Hosts Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program Free Wills Clinic. To participate, you must register, and you also will need to complete an application that will be used to determine your eligibility for this free service. Both registration and application must be completed between July 13-July 17. https://www.zwhjcoc.org/registration-form-wills-clinic  Appointments will be held July 29. After confirmation of your eligibility, you will be paired with an attorney who will call you to set your appointment time.

July 13

A Message For You, hosted by Cheryl Smith publisher of Texas Metro News, Garland Journal and I Messenger. She is a veteran journalist and FAMU graduate, who currently serves as Secretary of the National Association of Black Journalists. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and blogtalkradio.com at 11 am-1 pm. Questions? Ask Cheryl at 646-200-0459.

July 14

A Message For You, with Anthony Council, A Morehouse student, and I Messenger Media intern. Anthony brings that perspective from those born in this century. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and blogtalkradio.com. Join in on the conversation.

July 15

A Message For You, The Stimulus Show with Marva Sneed from 11 am-1 pm. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and blogtalkradio.com. Call in and join the conversation at 646-200-0459.

#NationBuilding w/ Michael Sorrell, at 12:30 pm CT. on Facebook & Twitter. Follow Paul Quinn College’s President, Michael Sorrell. @MichaelSorrell on Twitter & Instagram and @MichaelJSorrell on Facebook.

Real Talk with Cornel West Join Verizon Media, NABJ and NAHJ as we explore the hard truths about Black oppression in American society with Dr. Cornel West. 2 pm. CST Register: https://vmrealtalk.splashthat.com/ Following Dr. West’s keynote, we will set aside time for Q&A.

Hollywood Live! With Michael “Hollywood” Hernandez and co-host Shavonda “With a V” Fields, hollywoodlive.com from 2 pm-4 pm.

Advocate for Women of Color. Please reach out to us at wocempowerment@gmail.com if you want to engage on issues that will impact your local community. WOCEI will hold a ZOOM meeting on Wednesday, July 15th @ 7:00 pm. Also, stay tuned for information regarding judicial candidates and other forums that WOCEI will be sponsoring and co-sponsoring.

Meet A Black Mental Health Professional: We Are Here, hosted by Drs. Tanisha Guy & Megan Pickens, LPC-S. 7 pm-9 pm. A two-hour event will introduce you to 20 Black mental health professionals. Register: Eventbite.com. 

July 16

A Message For You, hosted by Cheryl Smith publisher of Texas Metro News,

Garland Journal and IMessenger. She is a veteran journalist and FAMU graduate, who currently serves as Secretary of the National Association of Black Journalists. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and blogtalkradio.com at 11 am-1 pm. Questions? Ask Cheryl at 646-200-0459.

New Policies to Support the Protest: Breaking Down the Budget  Hosted by Cara Mia Theatre. 𝘘 & 𝘈 𝘰𝘯 10 𝘕𝘦𝘸 𝘋𝘪𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘗𝘶𝘣𝘭𝘪𝘤 𝘚𝘢𝘧𝘦𝘵𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘗𝘰𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘊𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘺

𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘦. Interactive Facebook Live Q&A at 5:30 pm CST. To read the 10-point plan, click here – bit.ly/ocofdemands. 𝗙𝗘𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚: – Amber Baylor from Texas A&M University School of Law – Mayra Fierro from Metro Dallas Youth Committee – Amber Goodwin from Community Justice Action Fund – Kristian Hernandez from Our City, Our Future.

SIP and Eat with LaShante‘ “The Lifestyle Chef.” LaShante Williams, Every Thursday at 7 pm CST on FB live and IG live and https://www.instagram.com/lashante_thelifestylechef/

Build Your Own Business: Free Webinar Series by The Boss Business Coach. Start and Grow Your Own Business. Join the series of free classes.  Register today, classes begin July 9! Tickets by Eventbrite.com.

July 17

From Marva with Love with Marva Sneed 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Stewpot Food Distribution/ Distribución de Comida – Must Sign Up. Friday’s distribution – we will have ready meals and groceries available. If you know someone who would like to sign up but they do not have access to the web, please have them call Aracely Lomeli at 469-573-0148. Register; www.Eventbrite.com/stewpot. 12 pm-2 pm.

Online Spiritual Care Sessions with Rev. Dr. Melanie Harris Fridays at 1 pm via Zoom. Friendship-West Baptist Church. Join in on the session by clicking the link below and make sure you enter the access code. https://zoom.us/j/8567036848? Access Code: 856 703 6848.

Youth Justice Forum Hosted by Black & Bitter Coffee and Books. Join us for an interactive forum streaming on FB Live. Follow Black & Bitter on Facebook and go to our page at

6 pm-8 pm. With Mr. Theodore will be discussing the School to Prison Pipeline and Miss Ransom will join us to share some local feedback and data on these topics, opening a conversation between parents, students and local leaders. Tickets: Eventbrite.com.

July 18

2020 Women’s Summer Book Discussion. Hosted by Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce. Join the women of Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce for a discussion of The Four Agreements by author Don Miguel Ruiz. Texas Christian University, Senior Learning & Development Consultant Ebony Rose will lead a discussion of this unconventional “leadership” book. 10 am-11:30 am. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-fZupTGmTuW3l5kCBbCALw

Women of Color Institute Presents “Hour of Power” with Rashad Robinson at 10:00 am.  Free training opportunities can been found on our website: www.nationalwomenofcolor.com. Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ihziUWAwSZWv3f6ejcXIVA

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