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View events for the week of 8/30/2020
Amerikkka Is Burning Ball
Date Sunday August 30
Time 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type Critical Mass
Organizer/AuthorThe Peoples Oakland Pride
Location Details
LAKE MERRITT AMPHITHEATER
The People's Oakland PRIDE presents...
AMERIKKKA IS BURNING BALL (8/30)
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UNITED WE RESIST KIKI BALL (9/1)

Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland, CA
Masks required

FEATURING:
DJ Spiider Ebony
Commentator Precious
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AMERIKKKA IS BURNING BALL
Sunday Aug. 30, 2020
2:00PM - 8:00PM
2PM BALL
LSS 3PM SHARP


CATEGORIES: OTA = OPEN TO ALL:
Butch Queen, Femme Queen, Gender-Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, Womans, Drags

VIRGIN VOGUE: $100
ALL BLACK EVERYTHING!
Contestants must slay all five elements in an all BLACK look. Get your 10s by showing your solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter #BlackTransLivesMatter Movement.
(Sponsored by Shea Angel Oricci)

VIRGIN RUNWAY: $100
Sometimes things are BLACK & WHITE, but for the runway, your walk needs not to BE GRAY! Contestants must pump down the runway in a Black & White look. Remember to Strut, Pivot & Pose!
(Sponsored in-part by Alex Angel 007)

OTA COMMENTATOR vs. COMMENTATOR: $200
The word is RESISTANCE! All Black Lives Matter All Day Everyday! You’re at the protest, you have the megaphone, now empower the people with a sickening chant! Get your 10s incorporating the word RESISTANCE

REALNESS: $200
POWER TO THE PEOPLE
Black Power! Trans Power! Latinx Power! Womxn Power! Etc... Contestants must bring it to the floor in a look that’s inspired by a BIPOC social justice warrior/leader!
(Sponsored by Sean Angel 007)

DRAGS LIP SYNC: $300
3 MIN MAX LIP SYNC
Are you a lip sync assassin? If so, bring it to the floor & prove it! Contestants must lip sync their song of choice up in drag. Contestants must email music no later than 8/28 to OurKinFolkz [at] gmail.com
(Sponsored in part by Calypso Jete Balmain)


OTA FACE: $200
1960s PEACE MOVEMENT
Peace not War, Love not Hate, Compassion not Violence! The world needs Peace, Love & lots of Compassion in the climate we’re currently in. Contestants must serve a beat face that’s inspired by the Peace Movement (Flowers, Peace Sign, Hearts, Smiley Face, etc). Let’s get groovy.

OTA BIZARRE: $400
CHOOSE UR FIGHTER
Were stuck in a pandemic, during a recession, and daily uprisings for All Black Lives. We are enduring shelter in place and Covid-19, while under constant threat from state sanctioned violence. No one is safe. Our stimulus $$$ and supplies are about to run out. Bring a BIZARRE look that shows your resourcefulness, ingenuity, and creativity focused on protection and survival from the rona or police brutality.
(Sponsored by House of Butler Baldwin & We Are The Ones)

OTA RUNWAY: $300
All Black Look w/ Protest Signs and/or Gear. 2020 has been the ultimate fool thus far: With the unjust killings of Black Men, Women & our Trans brothers & sisters, COVID-19 & the lack of leadership from the orange guy in office. We as a people has had it, OFFICIALLY! Contestants must serve the runway in an ALL BLACK LOOK with a Protest Sign and/or gear. Always remember “No Justice, No Peace” !

OTA PERFORMANCE: $500
HONORING VICTIMS OF POLICE BRUTALITY
Say their names out loud: Brianna Taylor, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Monika Diamond, Nina Pop, Tony McDade, Elijah McClain! Police Brutality & Gun Violence must STOP! Contestants must serve all five elements in a white T-shirt & Jeans. Vogue in the honor of our brothers & sisters. You must use your white T-shirt as your canvas. “No Justice, No Peace. Dismantle the Police.”

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UNITED WE RESIST KIKI BALL
Tues. Sept. 1, 2020
2:00PM - 8:00PM
2PM BALL
LSS 3PM SHARP

FEATURING:
DJ Spiider Angel
Commentator Precious

ALL CATEGORIES JUST BRING IT

OTA = OPEN TO ALL:
Butch Queen, Femme Queen, Drags, GNC, Non-Binary, Womans

Virgin Vogue - $50
OTA Realness - $75
OTA Face - $75
OTA Hand Performance - $100
OTA Runway - $100
OTA Tag Team Performance $200

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For general questions or inquires, please email OurKinFolkz [at] gmail.com

To make a donation please VENMO: @WeAreTheOnes with a note "Amerikkka Is Burning Ball"

100% of proceeds will go toward producing this event and making sure everyone stays safe and hydrated.
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§AMERIKKA IS BURNING CATEGORIES 2
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