African-American fest held at Barrett’s Landing Park – The Tidewater News

The Franklin Department of Parks & Recreation sponsored its annual Franklin African-American festival on Sept. 22 at Barrett’s Landing Park. Linda Russell, the mistress of ceremonies, opened the activity by introducing a musical quest, Ashley Felder of Norfolk.

The day flowed very well with the weather and diverse presentations of entertaining groups from Franklin and various other places.

The Sunshine Ladies & King of the Oak Street senior citizens did their stepping as they modeled clothes and performed an African ceremonial greeting to the ancestors. They were accompanied by members of the Franklin summer Super Jam program.

Next performing for the activity was the Little Flower Angels praise dance team of New Hope Baptist Church. Following that, Thomas Council III sung…

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