What we're about

Black Philadelphia (http://www.BlackPhiladelphia.org) is committed to nurturing a vibrant community for people of color in the Philadelphia area. Join us as we discover (and re-discover) the city! Find out more at BlackPhiladelphia.org (http://www.blackphiladelphia.org)!

Events include:

casual lunches

fitness events

dance classes

coffee hours

cultural outings

parties... and more!

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Mahogany Philly - Nurturing a Vibrant Community for People of Color in the Philadelphia

Upcoming events (5+)

Black Philadelphia Coffee Hour!

Needs a location

Let's Chat Over Coffee! Come out to meet some new friends, have a bite to eat, and enjoy great conversation with great company. YOU are the host! Mini-events are a great way to get to know other BP members. No host means that you are each responsible for reaching out, saying hello! Don't be shy. There are several new members at EVERY event. We were all new once! Cost Most items are $10 or less. Enjoy a beverage or a breakfast sandwich. Bring a Friend! All are welcome. (We aren't using the +1 feature for this event, so just bring your friend along). Transportation There is plenty of free parking in the lot. Visit SEPTA.org for transit information. Metered parking is available. There are also pay lots. Agenda The fun starts at 1:00pm 48 Hours Please We can't wait to see you! Please don't keep us waiting. If you change your RSVP to "no" less than 48 FULL hours prior to an event, you are a "no show". Please remember to check-in upon arrival!

Woosaaaaaah...POC Yoga with Black Philadelphia!

Yoga for P.O.C. with Adrienne, Naima, Jean Jaques & Anisha! All levels welcome! Enjoy a beginner-friendly class offering people of color the opportunity to join together in moving our bodies and sharing community. Yoga is great for men and women and can be helpful to heal the inner scars of microaggressions and racism through self care and community building. Special thanks to member Lava for suggesting and hosting this awesome event. This event is open to friends and significant others. Agenda We will meet at 4:45 p.m. for the 5:00 p.m. class. Note that if this is your first time you will need to complete registration at the venue. Cost The cost is $6.00, payable at the studio or pre-register at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/su1.asp?studioid=48533 Bring a bottle of water Email [masked] with questions. ------------------------24 Hours Please------------------------ We can't wait to see you! Please don't keep us waiting. If you are a "Yes" RSVP and change your RSVP to "No" less than 24 FULL hours prior to an event, you are a "no-show". A "no-show" may result in your removal from Black Philadelphia. Please review the RSVP and No Show policy (http://www.meetup.com/MahoganyPhilly/pages/Policy%3A_RSVP_and_No-Show).

OOAAH! Prince Michael Jackson party with Black Philadelphia!

Prince & Michael Jackson Dance Party with Black Philadelphia!! Friends and significant others age 21+ are welcome! It's time to pull out your sequined MJ glove, the Purple One t-shirt, brush up on your Thriller moves and DANCE! Special thanks to our Special Events Director, Deandra, for suggesting and hosting this great event. Come spend the night dancing and sweating with BP at one of the most fun parties of the year! If you love the music of these artists, you'll be crying for pancakes! "Prince and Michael Jackson fans celebrate on the dance floor as DJ Dave Paul mixes album cute, B-sides, unreleased tracks, remixes and hits from the two artists as well as songs by such ancillary acts as Sheila E., The Jackson 5, The Time and Janet Jackson. Collectively, Prince and Michael Jackson helped define the early-80s era of MTV, revolutionized both R&B and popular music, and influenced thousands of musicians worldwide. This party pays tribute to two of the greatest artists of our time. The experience is presented by DJ Dave Paul who has successfully produced 300 of these events in over 30 cities (San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Las Vegas, Detroit, Chicago, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York, etc.)." Dress Code: Anything goes! Agenda I will be there at 10:30 p.m. and we're gonna party like it's...well, you know. Cost: $8.50 GET YOUR DISCOUNTED TICKETS ---> HERE ON GOLDSTAR.COM WEBSITE https://www.goldstar.com/events/philadelphia-pa/prince-and-michael-jackson-dj-dance-party-tickets <--- $10 at the door Have questions PRIOR to the day of this event? Email Deandra at [masked] 24 Hours Notice Please We can't wait to see you! Please don't keep us waiting.

Folks that Brunch with Black Philadelphia!

Rose Petals Cafe & Lounge

Folks that Brunch with Black Philadelphia! Join the grown folks for a meal of southern catfish, made to order omelets, shrimp, grits... and big smiles! THIS MONTH'S THEME: SHADES OF PINK AND RED! Please wear something pink and/or red in celebration of Women's History Month! Whether it's a headwrap, earrings, tie, lipstick, and/or shoes, don your gear and represent for the ladies! Our reservation is at 12:15pm. Please do not be late and bring cash. Menu Highlights include: BYOB- Please bring a bottle to share *WAFFLES, FRENCH TOAST AND PANCAKES! Some with fruit, some with veggies, some with cheese and sausage! *Fish & Grits and Shrimp & Grits *Sandwiches and Paninis *Salads and Build-Your-Own Burgers Cost - BRING CASH The cost for brunch, a beverage, tax, and gratuity is approx. $40 Please bring CASH! Need to contact us prior to this email? Email [masked]

Past events (569)

Folks that Brunch with Black Philadelphia!

White Dog Cafe

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