January 15 - New york, NY

Mlk now

Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 2pm

Blackout for Human Rights will host its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Hosted in partnership with the Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA), Color of Change, PICO National Network, and The Root, MLK Now 2018 will feature Oscar-Winner and BLACK PANTHER star Lupita Nyong’o, Grammy-Winning Hip Hop MC/Lyricist Black Thought of The Roots, NBA Legend Allan Houston, Activist/Journalist Rosa Clemente, Political Strategist and Commentator Symone D. Sanders, Women’s March National Co-Chair Carmen Perez, MC/Activist Tef Poe and more, with Comedian/Author Baratunde Thurston serving as co-host alongside Comedian/Writer Akilah Hughes.

The Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027

Information here.


January 23 - New York, NY

Seth Herzog's SWEET: Stand Up Comedy Show

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 8pm

The long running, weekly stand up comedy extravaganza.

The Slipper Room
167 Orchard St
New York, NY, 10002

Tickets and information here.


January 29 - Westlake, TX

Entertainment at Deloitte University

Monday, January 29th, 2018 6:30-8:30pm


March 10 - San Francisco, CA

MC'ing The 8th Annual Build Gala

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 6:30PM-12AM

The 8th Annual BUILD Gala is proudly recognizing Aaron Levie, Box and Box.org with The Pitch Prize for Innovation in Entrepreneruship. Join emcee Baratunde Thurston, Bay Area youth entrepreneurs, and other BUILD supporters for an incredible evening of inspiration.

Each year, BUILD presents The Pitch Prize to an individual or group that embodies the vision, passion and spirit of entrepreneurship that BUILD inspires in its youth. It was created in honor of Franklin “Pitch” Johnson, BUILD’s earliest investor whose support has helped BUILD to grow from an idea into a national organization at the forefront of educational reform. Past winners of The Pitch Prize include Jack Dorsey, Ben Silbermann, Reid Hoffman, Marissa Mayer, Nick Woodman, Brian Chesky and the Golden State Warriors.

Westin St. Francis
335 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Tickets and information here.