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Black To The Future Festival 2020
February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Black To The Future Festival is a celebration of black business, art, wellness, music, food, and lives. Exposure to the arts and culture of African-Americans, and education on health and wellness are key initiatives of this festival. Pertinent knowledge and entertainment within arts and humanities will be bestowed to all citizens of the greater Washington Metropolitan Area and abroad who attend.
Black history is being made every day and has been since the dawn of this country. The acknowledgement of African American genius and back culture supersedes the confinements of a one month long celebration, period. #TheBlackToTheFutureFestival is a promotion of the growth of visual art, entertainment, literature, and intellectual properties of black culture.
Bring the family and come shop at our Melanin Market a collective of black owned business owners and brands vending a plethora of merchandise from jewelry to clothing, to home goods. There will also be cooking demonstrations and delicious samples of local black owned food vendors and beverage makers. Attendees will also have access to community impacts representatives, image and branding consultants, epicureans, and health conscious cuisine within the heart of the #food desert that has become of wards 7 & 8 Bassey Ikpi & Marita Golden will be engaging in depth discussions about their books “I’m Telling The Truth, But I’m Lying” and “Us Against Alzheimer’s”. Don’t miss out on what will an amazing experience to kick off the rest of the year. The future is black, come see for yourselves. #GoAnicostia