Weekly Highlights: Blacks in Boston Conference, Goapele, Pusha T and More!

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Monday, March 28

If you are in support of the proposed idea of having police officers receive decertification if they have an infraction, Why not Police? at Roxbury Community College (1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury) at 6:00 p.m. Keynote Presenter will be Leading National Expert on Police Decertification, Prof. Roger L. Goldman, Callis Family Professor of Law Emeritus, Saint Louis University School of Law. Panelists include Rep. David Vieira (R-East Falmouth), Ivan Espinoza Madrigal (Ex. Dir. Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights), Howard Friedman (Civil Rights / Police Misconduct Attorney)

Pusha T

Wednesday, March 30

Haley House Bakery Café (12 Dade Street, Roxbury) hosts the Roxbury History Speaker Series focusing today on Roxbury’s independent schools of the 1960’s starting at 5:00 p.m.. Hear from panelists Jeri Robinson, teacher at Highland Park Free School and now on the Boston School Committee, Marie Lindahl, teacher at Roxbury Community School, Judge Leslie Harris, teacher at both New School for Children and Highland Park Free School, Karen Worth, instructor at Wheelockand Mildred and Pat Shelton, formerly parent and student at Roxbury Community School. This talk will be moderated by Candelaria Silva and is hosted by in partnership with the Roxbury Historical Society. Let them know you are coming with your RSVP.

Pusha T performs at The Paradise Rock Club (967 Commonwealth Ave) along with Lil’ Herb aka The Arrival and Lil’ Bibby. Tickets are $30.00. You can purchase yours here.

11.19goapeleThursday, March 31

Soulful songstress Goapele performs at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (25 Evans Way, Roxbury) 7:00 p.m. The tickets are currently sold out, but you never know! Tickets price is included in museum admission starting at $17.00. For more information, click here.

All Good is back at The Good Life (28 Kingston St). Enjoy good music with no cover, no coat check. Arrive early!

2008_Greenway_Boston_2739303146Friday, April 1

Tonight marks the opening of the mobile food truck season on The Rose Kennedy Fitzgerald Greenway with 26 trucks scattered along it from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Find out where your favorite food truck will be by clicking here.

blacks in boston conferenceSaturday, April 2

Boston College presents the conference Blacks in Boston: Black…and Immigrant at Gasson Hall 100 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The theme of the 2016 conference is designed to engage current issues in the U.S. immigration debate, and to explore what black immigrants and immigration bring to this conversation. This conference is free and open to the public. Food will be provided. Find out more information here.

A Maven's WorldSunday, April 3

A Maven’s World invites you to their trunk show with fashion, home and beauty collection for spring/summer 2016 at Phillips Boston Banquets, Weddings, & Meetings (780 William T Morrissey Boulevard) 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tickets are about $15.00 and can be purchased here.