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Umoja Parade March & Day of Unity

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We are proud to honor the spirit of Umoja Fest, Black Community Festival, East Madison Mardi Gras, and the ongoing for  justice and equity.

Due to the impacts of the COVID19 pandemic we will not have the annual three day Umoja Fest celebration in 2021.

Once again our community will host  the Umoja Parade March & Day of Unity for Black Lives, Love, Unity, Healing & Justice on Saturday, Aug. 7th, starting at 23rd & Union and going to Jimi Hendrix Park/NW African American Museum. 

The Parade March will end at Jimi Hendrix Park where there will be, powerful performances and speakers, children’s activities, and a variety of Black businesses.

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12:30 p.m.: Parade March starts 23rd & Union

Let’s come together in unity and healing to build a world beyond the pain. Wear your mask and practice social distancing and safety precautions. Still we rise!

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