Harlem readies for 49th Annual African American Day Parade

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The most acclaimed Black village in America will be the center of attraction when the African American Day Parade makes its way along Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. on Sept. 16.

Harlem is ready to parade pride, culture, achievement and excellence for the 49th time.

For starters, the Mighty Marching Panthers from Georgia’s Clark Atlanta University will kick-off the parade at 1 pm. at 111th St.

Followed by marching bands and steppers representing fraternities and sororities many will showcase the dexterity and skill of talented students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

“Culture is Key” is the theme of this year’s procession.

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