Greetings! It is officially National African-American History Month 2017 in appreciation to Dr. Carter G. Woodson, it’s creator and his organization, The Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Their theme for 2017 is “The Crisis in Black Education.” At the SAG Awards Denzel Washington won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in “Fences” and his co-star, Viola Davis, won for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role. Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role went to Mahershala Ali for “Moonlight.” Outstanding Performance by a Cast went to the amazing cast of “Hidden Figures,” Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monet. Our congratulations to all.

THEATER

“August Wilson’s Jitney” directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-947-8844 or visit telechargeoffers.com.

“Hamilton: An American Musical” continues to captivate audiences at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 800-276-2392 or visit boxoffice.broadway.com.

“Married but Single Too,” featuring Ginuwine, Chante Moore, Bill Bellamy, LisaRaye MCoy, Carl Payne and La’Miya Good. Friday, Feb. 24, and Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, at 4 p.m. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

MUSIC

Ladies Night R&B Super Jam featuring Brian McKnight, Keith Sweat, Eric Benet, Jagged Edge, Dru Hill and Silk, Thursday, at Feb. 9 at 8 p.m., Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave. (at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Flatbush Avenue), Brooklyn, N.Y. 11217. For information, call 917-618-6700 or visit barclayscenter.com.

Charlie Wilson’s In It to Win It Tour, with Fantasia and Johnny Gill, Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 973-757-6600 or visit ticketmaster.com.

The 70s Soul Jam Valentines Concert featuring The Stylistics, The Delfonics, The Manhattans, Blue Magic and the Dramatics, Saturday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m., Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway at 74th Street New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-247-4777 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Patti LaBelle, Saturday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m., Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y. For information, call 718-856-5464 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Patti LaBelle, Sunday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m., New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center St., Newark, N.J. For information, call 888-466-5722 or visit njpac.org.

Ohio Players, Friday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Nu Soul Revival Tour featuring Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings and others, Saturday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m., Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway at 74th St, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-247-4777 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Cameo featuring Larry Blackmon, Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd Street, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Lauryn Hill, The MLH Caravan: A Diaspora Calling! concert series, Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m., Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Sixth Ave., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-247-4777 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Funky Fat Tuesday Celebration, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd Street, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

COMEDY

Paul Mooney and Dick Gregory, Friday., Feb. 10 at 8 p.m., B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W. 42nd St., New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-997-4144 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Sinbad, Friday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m., NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, N.Y. For information, call 516-334-0800 or visit livenation.com.

DANCE

Asase Yaa African American Dance Theater Is 16! Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m., Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, N.Y. For information, call 212-864-5400 or visit symphonyspace.org.

FILM

“Fences” directed by Denzel Washington and written by August Wilson, based on Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same name. The film stars Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson and Saniyya Sidney. Check your movie listings.

“Hidden Figures” is based on the lives of mathematicians, Katherine Goble-Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae). Check your movie listings.

COMMUNITY

The Schomberg Center presents a close look at the roles, needs and contributions of Black women and girls in the context of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Thursday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m. Nikole Hannah-Jones moderates a conversation with Monique W. Morris, author of “Pushout”; Monifa Bandele, VP and chief Partnership & Diversity Officer at Moms Rising; and Vivian Anderson, a leader within Black Lives Matter NYC and director of Every Black Girl Inc. A book signing will follow, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. Call 917-275-6975 or visit www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg.

St. Paul A.M.E. Church presents Justice Sunday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m. Guest Speaker Lawrence Hamm, chairman People’s Organization for Progress. Please join us to be inspired and enlightened. St. Paul A.M.E. Church, 15-21 Sandford Ave., East Orange, N.J. For information, call 973-677-1797.

Hear Imhotep Gary Byrd on 107.5 WBLS-FM weekly with “Express Yourself,” Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and simulcast over WLIB 1190AM. The full show can also be heard on HD radio at WBLS-HD2 and at WBLS.com.,WLIB.com and iHeartRadio. IGB is also heard on WBAI-FM 99.5 with Radio GBE: “The Global Black Experience” and “The Global Beat Experience,” Fridays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Archived online at www.wbai.org. For bookings or to reach us about your GBEvent or for comments, email co-editor Nyerere Shannon @ nyerere1@aol.com, find us at Imhotep Gary Byrd on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @GBELIFE or call 212-592-3279.