Must-Attend Virtual Black Travel Events

In the absence of actual black travel, Soul Of America has compiled a list of “Must-Attend” live events that will satisfy your cultural wanderlust. Some cost, some are free but all are on point. All events are subject to change at the discretion of the sponsoring organization. Also find links to relevant U.S. black travel guides for when we can pack our bags again and travel for real. #soulofamericatravel #aworldofblacktravel

Swim Lesson with Jamal Hill
October 25th, 28th, November 2nd, 9th and 11th – 2 pm PDT
Los Angeles-based Paralympian Jamal Hill is committed to teaching 1 million people how to swim and he’s doing it online. ($1)  It’s a great skill to have when you’re traveling.
Los Angeles Black Travel Guide

Proven Strategies to Move through What is Holding You Back
October 27 at 7 pm CST
November 12, 19, 10, 17 at 7 pm CST
Join Journalist, Motivator and Inspirational Speaker Lysa Allman Baldwin for this interactive workshop that shows how to overcome fear, procrastination, perfectionism and other obstacles that block your creativity.

The BIPOC Voting Plays
October 27 – 28 7 pm PDT
An elite group of theater playwrights have used their talents to illuminate the 2020 Presidential Election in The BIPOC Voting Plays.  Los Angeles-based Lower Depth Theatre elevates diverse voices to help break down barriers of cultural misunderstanding.  The Voting Plays is the second wave of the Pandemic Plays Festival, which debuted in June to rave reviews. Admission is free, but please register.
Los Angeles Black Travel Guide

Magic with Mervant the Magician
Throughout October 5 pm PDT
Philadelphia-based Mervant will amaze you with his magical talent in this interactive session. And he’ll share some tricks so you can dazzle your friends. $20
Philadelphia Black Travel Guide


John H. Johnson Day, Virtual Observance
November 1, 2020, 4 pm to 5 pm CDT
The late John H. Johnson was a GIANT in the history of black journalism and culture.  As founder and publisher of Ebony Magazine and Jet Magazine, he shaped how black people viewed themselves and the world. Join his closet friends and colleagues, Lynn Normant and Roy Betts, to virtually pay homage to him and his legacy. Wyatt Jeffries will moderate.
Chicago Black Travel Guide

Lynn Normant and Roy Betts, friends and colleagues of John H. Johnson

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