What we're about

Conscious Blacks in the DMV seeks to address the issues faced in the African-American community by promoting positive change through measures such as activism and raising self/cultural awareness. This group is for those who share these ideals and want to have fun while meeting new people.

Some of the types of events consistent with CBDMV are:

~ Conscious Books, Films, Art, Poetry

~Activism/Community Service

~Lectures & Speakers

~Cultural Events & Festivals

~Lounges/Live Music

~Intellectual Discussion

~Spirituality/Metaphysics

~Travel

Just to name a few! Please feel free to email us with suggestions, start a discussion or host your own meetup event!

Upcoming events (5)

Black Wall Street Pop-Up Shopping Bazaar

ELife Restaurant (Everlasting Life Vegan Restaurant)

"Meet Us At The Happening Place" The BWSR joins community members together in a wholesome environment that promotes unity, self love, healthy eating and trade... all while circulating the Black dollar with other like minded individuals to strengthen these precepts. This event is free each month and open to all! We encourage you to save a few bucks between visits and bring them with you to sow seeds of growth into the vendors marketplace on site. ***NEW TIME*** Starting in 2020 the market will run from 11-5PM. RSVP: bwsr.eventbrite.com Sneak Preview: https://youtu.be/-uVEpZhtrvE

Evening at the Embassy of Ethiopia

Embassy of Ethiopia

$54.00

To register, RSVP and then visit https://www.embassyexperiences.com/event/619/evening-at-the-embassy-of-ethiopia/ - The Majesty of Addis Ababa - The Royalty of Gandor ("The African Camelot") - The Mysteries of Lalibela Tonight, you can travel to Africa for an amazing celebration of Ethiopian culture – without ever leaving the DMV! In addition, this event will be one of the first receptions to officially welcome the new Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States, is Excellency Fitsum Arega. Ethiopia is a country of rich culture, strong heritage and amazing landscapes. Celebrate their culture like you never experienced before! Journey into the heart of Africa as we step onto the soil of Ethiopia, the oldest independent nation in Africa. This ancient land is a land of stunning natural beauty covering an area twice the size of Kenya, France or Texas. This country offers a rich diversity of culture and geography that captivates any visitor. It contains a mosaic of a people with over 80 different languages, reflecting over 100 cultures. Join TTD as we present a special evening in this majestic embassy as we celebrate Ethiopian culture through food, drink, entertainment, art, film, and our friendly diplomatic hosts Featuring: (1) ETHIOPIAN BUFFET: We will sample cuisine prepared by some of the finest Ethiopian restaurants, specially prepared for the embassy. Includes:Doro wot, Tibs wot, Alicha wot, Cabbage, Collard green, Red lentils, Split pea, Potato and carrot, Salad, Injera ....PLUS AN AUTHENTIC ETHIOPIAN COFFEE CEREMONY! (2) ETHIOPIAN OPEN BAR: Experience and compare the exciting taste of Ethiopian (and regional) wines and beers. (3) VERY SPECIAL LIVE ETHIOPIAN DANCE PRESENTATION: Tonight, we will be privy to enjoy the music and dancing through a world-renowned Ethiopian dance presentation. Dressed in full authentic Ethiopian costumes we will be treated to a very unique performance of Ethiopian dance, along with a cultural explanation as to the each element's origin, style and meaning. (4) DIPLOMATIC GREETING Hear from the ambassador, Fitsum Arega , and meet several Ethiopian Diplomats and feel free to schmooze and network with the embassy's diplomatic staff and their spouses, all of who will be invited to this special evening. (5) ETHIOPIAN ART: Throughout this embassy, we will be privy to a showing of special African artifacts and paintings unseen to most Americans' eyes. Embassy staff will be on hand to personally discuss the art's origins and meaning with you. (6) DJ AND DANCING Following the presentation, our DJ will turn the embassy into an Ethiopian nightlife experience with native and Modern top 40 hits To register, RSVP and then visit https://www.embassyexperiences.com/event/619/evening-at-the-embassy-of-ethiopia/.

Black Wall Street Pop-Up Shopping Bazaar

ELife Restaurant (Everlasting Life Vegan Restaurant)

"Meet Us At The Happening Place" The BWSR joins community members together in a wholesome environment that promotes unity, self love, healthy eating and trade... all while circulating the Black dollar with other like minded individuals to strengthen these precepts. This event is free each month and open to all! We encourage you to save a few bucks between visits and bring them with you to sow seeds of growth into the vendors marketplace on site. ***NEW TIME*** Starting in 2020 the market will run from 11-5PM. RSVP: bwsr.eventbrite.com Sneak Preview: https://youtu.be/-uVEpZhtrvE

Black Wall Street Pop-Up Shopping Bazaar

ELife Restaurant (Everlasting Life Vegan Restaurant)

"Meet Us At The Happening Place" The BWSR joins community members together in a wholesome environment that promotes unity, self love, healthy eating and trade... all while circulating the Black dollar with other like minded individuals to strengthen these precepts. This event is free each month and open to all! We encourage you to save a few bucks between visits and bring them with you to sow seeds of growth into the vendors marketplace on site. ***NEW TIME*** Starting in 2020 the market will run from 11-5PM. RSVP: bwsr.eventbrite.com Sneak Preview: https://youtu.be/-uVEpZhtrvE

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