19 AFRICAN

The Afro-American Historical Society presents the 19th Annual African American Family Festival is to be held in Wilmington, DE on Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th at Holloway Park, 7th and Lombard Streets. This year’s festival will pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Right’s Act. Representative, Harmon Carey, Executive director of the Afr0-American Historical Society of Delaware says,” It is essential that our youth understand the significance of this landmark civil rights act.”

A coalition of local businesses, churches, non profit and community based organizations have come together in support of the festival’s mission to rekindle family values, foster ethnic pride, promote community solidarity and support Black Economic Development.

SPONSORED BY : AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY , DROP SQUAD KITCHEN , GUERRILLA REPUBLIK , UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION , GIRLS SOCIETY , ORDER MOTHER EARTH .

HERE’S A GREAT PREVIEW OF WHAT’S TO COME ON SEPT 27-28TH

FREE FOR THE PEOPLE!

FESTIVAL STARTS AT 11: AM

WITH A FREE MARTIAL ARTS DISPLAY FOR THE COMMUNITY

12;00PM WE START WITH LIBATIONS FROM OUR ELDERS

12:20 WE HAVE THE OPEN MIC COLLECTIVE

FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL SCHOOLS AMONG THE YOUTH TODAY

WITH SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCES

FROM

ALFIE MOSS ~ JAZZ

CURLY CASTRO ~ HIP HOP

NENE -ALI ~ SPOKEN WORD/HIP HOP

MAYA BELARDO ~ JAZZ

GRIOTS WA UMOJA ~ AFRIKAN DRUMMING

BROCK KALIM ~ SPOKEN WORD GRIOT

T-N-T FRONTLINE MUZIK ~ HIP HOP

EBONY ZUUDIA ~ SPOKEN WORD/SOUL MUSIC

LANCE BRUCE ~ JAZZ

MARCHITECT ~ HIP HOP

SAEED ABUWI ~ JAZZ

ASCENDING QUEENS ~ SOUL MUSIC/SPOKEN WORD

HARMZ ~ HIP HOP

HEAVEN GREEN ~ SPOKEN WORD/JAZZ

FIRST FACTION ~ HIP HOP

TATE DA GREAT ~ HIP HOP

AS THERE ALSO WILL BE STEP DANCING TEAMS

AND LIVE ART ON DISPLAY

HOSTED BY : ABUNDANCE CHILD

WITH DJ SOULBUCK ON THE TURNTABLES

AND A FASHION SHOW ON THE SUNDAY AT THE PARK WITH

SABA ISLAMIC FASHION SHOW AMONG MANY GREATS

ON SUNDAY SEPT 27TH

BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS, YOUR BLANKETS AND FAMILY

FOR THIS IS OUR LOVE FOR WE

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