Festival honors African-American heritage
CHARLOTTE – The sixth annual Charlotte African American Festival is a celebration of the rich heritage and accomplishments of the African-American community.
Special attractions will include a journey through the Underground Railroad with a Harriet Tubman impersonator, The Ashanti Pageant and The Black History Walk of Fame, which features impersonations of famous African-Americans.
It will include exhibits, musical performances, art, literature, food, dancers, drummers, speakers, vendors and recognition.
The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 14 and 3 to 9 p.m. April 15 at Blumenthal’s Spirit Square, 345 North College St. Proceeds from the festival will support media and broadcasting programs.
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