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Do you feel that HHS and our city are inclusive environments for all cultures/ethnicities?

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  • We can improve (30%, 34 Votes)
  • No, I do not (10%, 11 Votes)

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Do you feel that HHS and our city are inclusive environments for all cultures/ethnicities?

  • Yes, I do (60%, 67 Votes)
  • We can improve (30%, 34 Votes)
  • No, I do not (10%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 112

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27th African-American festival coming to Ralph Sampson Park

The African-American festival is being held in Harrisonburg this year. The festival will be held Sep.9 from 12-6 p.m at Ralph Sampson Park. The festival will have entertainment, activities and food. Activities for children will be hosted by Explore More Discovery Museum. Children will also have a kid zone with a video game bus. 

 A performance will be included from the Major League Band out of Fredericksburg, VA. 

The purpose of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham African-American Festival (HRAAF) is to create unity, promote family and celebrate heritage and diversity through expressions of faith and love,” wrote the Harrisonburg city page. 

Vendors that are interested in selling foods or homemade crafts are encouraged to email or call at 540-437-9213.

The schedule for the event was posted on the Harrisonburg government page. 

 

12:00 – 12:15: Introductions and Welcome

12:15 – 12:20: Prayer (Prov. By Pastor Costella Forney)

12:20 – 12:30: In Memoriam

12:30 – 1:00: DJ 360 Set

1:00 – 1:10: Performance by Angela Mickens

1:10 – 1:30: Performance by Gbenga Adesina

1:20 – 1:40: Performance by the Divine Nine Organizations

1:40 – 2:10: Performance by Keynote Illidge, Mickey D, and Matthew Mozingo

2:10 – 3:00: DJ 360 Set

3:00 – 6:00: Major League Band

6:00: Festival Closing Remarks

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