A.B.O.V.E.'s 8th Annual Afrikan American Festival will be a day full of music, dance, spoken word, poetry, vendors, and a health tent. Serena Young, Brownskin, Ignite, Tamra Cherubin, Paradigm Shift, and Judah Sealy will provide the festival's live music. For children, there will be inflatables, carnival games, soccer, and coloring and jump-rope contests.
The Afrikan American Festival will be held Saturday, August 1, at Highland Bowl, 1200 South Avenue. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is open to the public. For more information, visit aboveny.org.