We are proud to honor the spirit of Umoja Fest, Black Community Festival, East Madison Mardi Gras, and the current global uprising for Black lives, justice and equity.
Due to COVID19 we will not have the annual three day Umoja Fest celebration.
King County Equity Now Coalition is presenting the Umoja Parade March & Day of Unity for Black Lives, Love, Unity, Healing & Justice on Saturday, Aug. 1st starting at 23rd & Union and going to Jimi Hendrix Park/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.

Streaming Live at Facebook.com/AfricatownSea

FULL SCHEDULE

1:00 PM: Parade March starts 23rd & Union

2:00 pm: Melvin Freeman & Perri Rhoden Central District Mural Unveiling (23rd & Massachusetts)

2:30 PM
WELCOME – TraeAnna Holiday
LIBATION- Patricia Valentine
BLACK NATIONAL ANTHEM- Total Experience Alumni
Melvin Freeman
Holly Michelle

3:00 PM
Nu Black
Total Experience Gospel Choir
Josephine Howell

K. Wyking Garrett
DJ Uncle Guy

4:00 PM
Nikkita Oliver
Alved Harris
Andre Franklin- Build 206
Yohanna E
The Residency- Talaya, Brandon Marsalis & Jay Dot
Donita Sinclair
Willard Jimerson- United Better Thinking

5:00 PM
Choklate
Veronica Very- Women of Wonder
Jigga
Gerald Bradford & Paul Patu, Community Peace & Safety Initiative
ADEFUA African Music & Dance Company
Magnetik
Jay Dot
Emijah Smith

6:00 PM
Ancient Robots
Kyle Wilson, Greater Seattle Youth Football
Lia B
Ralphy Davis
Kutt N Up

7:00 PM
Nichelle Alderson
Jazzy Soul
DJ Love Jones

8:00 PM
DJ Moh
Falon Sierra
Sista’s Rock The Arts

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!

Save the Date

UMOJA PARADE MARCH & DAY OF UNITY

Saturday, August 1st, 1pm-9pm

23rd & Unity to Jimi Hendrix Park

Admission is free

Please wear your mask, practice social distancing and safety precautions.

Let’s Unite, Heal & Build!

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Celebrating the best of the African American community

and African Diaspora culture in northwest featuring Music, Food,

Culture, and family fun!

Umoja Fest Attractions

Attractions include the AfricanTown Heritage Parade featuring dance troops and drill teams, Children’s Day & Family Fun Village, Soul N The Park, Afrobeats & Roots Stage, Heal the Hood Basketball Tournament & Hip Hop 4 Peace stage and delicious flavors of the African diaspora from restaurants, food trucks, vendor marketplace and community resource fair and more!

Kind Words

“… Moved here from Ohio back in October. Felt good to be around my people and I also registered to vote…”

D.Vann

“… Outstanding…it was and is always a honer to be a part of…”

T. Summers

” … Vibrant, Unifying, and Beloved Parade …”

S. Cronin

” . . . I’m looking forward to seeing my people march & strut ur stuff . . .”

A. Thomas