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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

Thank you for joining us at our

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 Sponsors


2019 GRAND MARSHAL SPOTLIGHT 

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Brian A. Benjamin

Benjamin currently serves as the New York State Senator for District 30. He is the chairman of the Committee on Revenue and Budget. This Harlem native has been an active agent of change through his career.

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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.

 

2019 MARSHAL SPOTLIGHT

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William A. Allen

Allen currently serves as a Democratic District Leader. He has maintained a life dedicated to public and community service. His accomplishments include becoming the youngest New Yorker appointed as a Trustee of a Community School District and Allen was the first Teenager appointed to a Community Planning Board.

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Hon. Tanya Kennedy

The Honorable Tanya R. Kennedy is a Supreme Court Justice and former Supervising Judge of Civil Court, New York County. She also served as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law where she taught a Juvenile Justice seminar course from 2006 to 2016.

 

 

African American Day Parade, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Tax-Exempt organization, and all funding is collected in the efforts to provide a historical event for the community that celebrates African American Culture, Heritage & Legacy. Please support our efforts and donate today!