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Come Watch the Champions League Final With Us at Futebol Fest NYC!

Live music, free beer, pick-up games, pop-up shops & more at Soccer Roof this Saturday, June 1.

The UEFA Champions League final will see Tottenham face-off against Liverpool for the biggest club trophy in Europe.

For the final, we'll be teaming up with Secret Futebol Club, Kinfolk, and Eight by Eight Magazine to host FUTEBOL FEST at NYC's new soccer field & rooftop bar hotspot Soccer Roof.

The afternoon will start with the live viewing of the Champions League final game of Spurs vs Liverpool on a large outdoor screen, courtesy of Peroni, and 15 TVs throughout the entire venue. Two hours free Heineken beer.

BUY TICKETS TO FUTEBOL FEST HERE


OkayAfrica will have a special pop-up shop there and will be hosting pick-up soccer matches and skill games alongside NYC Footy, The Street FC, SFC, and OkayAfrica.

There will also be live music from DJ Bembona, Tall Juan and Stuyedeyed and visual art from Off Foot, Park SSC, Pazzi, Abby Costeira, and Captain Nevin. You can join the Facebook event here.

See you there NYC!

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#BlackOutEid​: Young Black Muslims Shine as They Celebrate Eid

Young Black Muslims have found creative ways to celebrate community and share their best Eid looks, even as they #StayAtHome.

Eid Mubarak to our Muslim fam! Today marks Eid al-Fitr, the official end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Despite things being a little different this year (on account of the current pandemic, of course) this hasn't stopped many from finding creative ways to fast, pray and connect with their community during these times. It certainly hasn't stopped young Black Muslims from participating in the virtual tradition known as #BlackOutEid while they continue to #StayAtHome.

#BlackOutEid is an annual celebration which highlights the diversity within the Muslim world. It began in 2015, when Aamina Mohamed created the hashtag to combat the erasure of Black people within the community. Since then, the hashtag has been used across social media with Black Muslims using it to share their sharpest Eid looks.

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