African Day Parade 2011 Celebrates People of African Descent & Heritage
The 5th annual African Day Parade 2011 kicks-off this Sunday, October 9 from 10:00am – 6:00pm, heading down Malcom X Boulevard/Lenox Avenue from West 135th Street to West 122nd Street in central Harlem. The African Day Parade, made possible by a partnership with Senator Bill Perkins, United African Congress, SRDC-NY, and African Women for Good Governance, is a colorful event that brings out the many peoples of African descent and heritage who proudly represent various regions of the motherland. It will be perfect Parade weather on Sunday, and events will continue in Marcus Garvey Park where there will be a festival with performers. Watch the video presentation below for a preview.
African Day Paradeis an annual parade organized in Harlem to bring together not only people born in Africa but people of Africa descent regardless of where they are born. It is a parade where everyone is unified as one people from one common set of ancestors. It is a time to celebrate our culture and traditions and together we become a unified community.