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DETAILS


welcome to the official site of

the AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE, inc.

proudly celebrating 50 years in the harlem community

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DETAILS


welcome to the official site of

the AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE, inc.

proudly celebrating 50 years in the harlem community

Join us this year for the

50th annual african american day parade

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th, 2019 @ 1PM-6PM

Parade route: 111th street - 136th street adam clayton powell jr. blvd

power through unity


This year our theme is “Integrity and Transparency = Good Government” and we will be honoring individuals and organizations that have made key contributions to furthering the dignity, determination and excellence of the African American Community through Politics & Government. We are pleased to highlight those that have shown positivity through their platform and have contributed to the success of the community and this country.


2019 GRAND MARSHAL SPOTLIGHT 

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Andrea Stewart-Cousins

This District 35 Representative has broken gender barriers this year by becoming the first woman to serve as the majority leader of the New York State Senate.

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Hakeem Jeffries

Jeffries currently represents New York’s 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens. In November 2018, Jeffries was elected head of the House Democratic Caucus, making him the 5th highest ranking democrat in the House of Representatives.

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Leah Daughtry

Daughtry, a reverend and iconic political leader, has served as chief of staff of the Democratic Party, as well as CEO of the 2008 and 2016 Democratic National Conventions, making her the first person in the history of the Democratic Party to hold the position twice.


HIGHLIGHTS of our 2018 Honorees


The REVIEWING STAND

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The Reviewing Stand is located on the legendary 125th Street in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building. Here we offer VIP seating for the seniors of the community.

 The parade will be broadcasted live on Radio 103.9 and 107.5 WBLS will also be there showing their support. Organizations and special guests participating in the African American Day Parade are introduced to the community by our announcers!


GETTING HERE

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Getting Here: We strongly advise that you use public transit to commute to the parade.

PARADE ROUTE ACCESSIBLE BY SUBWAY TRAINS: A, B, C, 2, 3, OR 4, 5 TO HARLEM :110TH, 116TH, 125 OR 135TH STREET

METRO NORTH STATION: 125TH STREET

WALK TO:  ADAM CLAYTON POWELL JR. BLVD.