From Harlem To The West Indian Day Parade 2017

New York City’s annual West Indian American Day Carnival, held on Labor Day, will head to Crown Heights in Brooklyn once again for a day of festivities that celebrates the history, culture, music, food, and people from myriad Caribbean countries. Continue Reading →

Google Celebrates America’s Story, The 100th Anniversary Of “The Negro Silent Protest Parade”

“There was no singing, no chanting — just silence,” read the statement published by Google this morning. Continue Reading →

Wé McDonald Performing At Juneteenth/Kingfest Celebration 2017 In Harlem

This coming Saturday, June 17, 2017 is the date for the 24th Annual Juneteenth/Kingfest Celebration in Harlem. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the Emancipation of Slavery. Continue Reading →

Three Kings And Camels Parade Through Ancient Streets Of East Harlem

NY1 reports that on Friday, January 6, 2017 is the one day of the year you see camels walking through the streets of East Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Three Kings Day Parade Marches Through Harlem Today

A colorful celebration is coming to Harlem NY on this snowy Friday. Continue Reading →

Celebrate The Three Kings Parade In East Harlem

three-kings-in-east-harlem-final1Our favorite time of the year is upon us! Enjoy live camels, colorful puppets, music, and dancing on this magical day. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jessie Waddell, Founder Of The West Indian Carnival, NY 1920’s

westindianparade_then in harlemMany slaves brought the tradition of African outdoor ceremonies to the Caribbean. However, once enslaved, they were prohibited from holding public celebrations despite their slaveholders’ engagement in street parades like Mardi Gras. Continue Reading →

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