Virtual Events Happening This Week and Next

Michigan may have started to ease its social distancing orders, but there are still some can’t-miss events happening online.

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Zoom Discussion of Michelle Obama’s Film, Becoming 

Pamela Lue-Hing, professional leadership trainer and life coach, will host a discussion sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. to unpack Michelle Obama’s Netflix documentary Becoming. Participants are encouraged to watch the film and bring thoughts, reflections and questions.

May 22, 8 p.m. EST 

Free and open, registration required  

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club

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Started in 2017 by writer Glory Edim as a Brooklyn-based book club and online community celebrating the uniqueness of Black literature and sisterhood, it’s since grown into a nationwide community amplifying diverse voices and supporting emerging writers of color. This upcoming discussion will center The Mothers by Brit Bennett. Whether you read it long ago or not at all, you’re welcome to join.

May 23, 1 p.m. EST

Free and open, reserve a spot

Virtual Town Hall Series – Immediately in Effect Guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Diagnostic Tests

The Food and Drug Administration will host a virtual town hall for clinical laboratories and commercial manufacturers that are developing – or have developed – diagnostic tests for the novel coronavirus to answer technical questions about the development and validation of tests.

May 27, 12:15-1:15 p.m. EST

Free and open

Let’s Meditate Detroit – Free Guided Meditation 

Join this Sahaja yoga meditation meeting, sponsored by Detroit Public Library. Sahaja yoga is a simple, time-honored technique that lets you tap harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself – emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually.

Saturdays May 23-Jan 2021, 10-11:30 a.m.

Free and open

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