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    Saturday's fifth annual African-American Festival at the Carole Hoefener Center on East Seventh Street is a celebration of the rich heritage and accomplishments of the African-American Community. The festival included musical performances, art, literature, food, dancers, drummers, a pageant, speakers, vendors, special awards and recognitions and much more. Special attractions included a journey through the Underground Railroad with a Harriet Tubman impersonator and a Black History Walk of Fame featuring impersonations of famous African Americans. Proceeds will provide academic and technology opportunities for Charlotte youth.

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Annual festival celebrates Charlotte’s African-American community

April 01, 2017 03:52 PM

UPDATED April 02, 2017 01:09 AM

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