New York City’s African American Day Parade in Harlem celebrates African culture and the contributions of African-Americans.
50th African American Day Parade 2019
The 50th African American Day Parade marches on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (Seventh Ave) from 111th St to 136th St in Harlem, NYC on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 1pm to 6pm. FREE
Sunday, September 15, 2019
1pm to 6pm
Pre-parade performances are at the Reviewing Stand from 12pm to 1pm.
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
From 111th St
To 136th St
The Reviewing Stand is at 125th St in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building.
Parade Announcers are Olivia Sanders (Journalist and O Girl Media founder), and Dr. Bob Lee (WBLS Community Affairs Director).
Pre-parade performances are here from 12pm to 1pm. At 1pm, Melba Moor will open the parade singing Lift Every Voice and Sing.
Reviewing Stand tickets are available for honorary guests and seniors from the community on the three Saturdays before the parade at the Malcom Shabazz Cultural Center.
Integrity and Transparency = Good Government
Parade honorees are people who support the African American Community in politics and government.
This is right on. Good government ensures that our country is for everybody here.
Melba Moore ~ Tony Award-winning Actress & 4-time Grammy nominated vocalist
Orange Crush Roaring Lion Marching Band of Lincoln University ~ 2019’s leading HBCU Band (Historically Black Colleges & Universities).
The Approaching Storm March Band of Delaware University
The Trojan Explosion Marching Band of Virginia State University
Brian A. Benjamin ~ New York State Senator for District 30
Hakeem Jeffries ~ US Representative for New York’s 8th Congressional District
Lea Daughtry ~ Organizer-Activist, Political Strategist & Faith Leader
Gale Brewer ~ Manhattan Borough President
Inez Dickets ~ New York State Assembly Member for District 70
Adriano Epaillat ~ US Representative for New York’s 13th Congressional District
David Dinkins ~ Former New York City Mayor
Charles Rangel ~ Former US Representative
Keith Wright ~ Director of Government Relations at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP
William A. Allen ~ Democratic District Leader
Honorable Tanya R. Kennedy ~ New York County Supreme Court Justice
Sharase Debouse ~ Political Action Director, TWU Local 100
Athena Moore ~ Office of Manhattan Borough President, Director
Honorable W. Franc Perry, III ~ NYC 5th District Civil Court Judge
Justice Robert Reed ~ NY County Supreme Court Justice
Collette Smith ~ NY Jets Football Coach
Honorable Machelle Sweeting ~ NYC Civil Court Judge
Honorable William A. Allen ~ Democratic District Leader
For more information, visit africanamericandayparade.org