Community Calendar: May 18 - May 24

Imhotep Gary Byrd | 5/18/2017, 1:20 p.m.
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Chris Tucker, Sunday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. For information, call 860-862-TIXX (8499) or visit

Katt Williams, Friday, June 2, at 8 p.m., The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., Mashantucket, Conn. For information, call 800-200-2882 or visit

Earthquake & Friends Father’s Day Comedy Show, Saturday, June 17, at 8 p.m., Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464 or visit

Earthquake & Friends Father’s Day Comedy Show, Sunday, June 18, at 7 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit


The Malcolm X Commemoration Committee and the Sons of Afrika co-host the Organization of Afro-American Unity’s Annual Pilgrimage to the Gravesite of Brother Malcolm, Friday, May 19, at 9 a.m. Participants will assemble at the Harlem State Office Building, 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, to prepare to caravan to Malcolm’s gravesite at Ferncliff Cemetery in Ardsley, N.Y. Bus and car caravans will leave Harlem promptly at 9:30 a.m. for the cemetery. Tickets for busses going to the cemetery for adults and for children are reasonably priced. Families and groups wishing to ride should call 718-512-5008 in advance to make reservations or email at

The Malcolm X Conference for Self-Determination will take place Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20, in Harlem N.Y., with a Black Power March. Assembly Friday, May 19, at 2 p.m. sharp at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd (Seventh Avenue).

The March will be followed by a “Shut Em Down” of all businesses on 125th Street in honor of Malcolm X’s birthday anniversary. The Malcolm X Conference for Self-Determination also presents a Friday, May 19, 6 p.m. program featuring culture and a free film, “Malcolm X Speaks,” at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, with open registration for the Saturday, May 20, conference, an all-day program at All Souls Episcopal Church, 88 St. Nicholas Ave., off 116th Street. Keynote address by Fred Hampton Jr. For more information, call 718-386-1766 or

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