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African-American holidays, festivals, and celebrations : the history, customs, and symbols associated with both traditional and contemporary religious and secular events observed by Americans of African descent / Kathlyn Gay [print]

By: Gay, Kathlyn [author]Contributor(s): Church, Jean Currie | Smith, Jessie CarneyMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Detroit, Michigan : Omnigraphics, [(c)2007. Description: xx, 569 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0780807790; 9780780807792Subject(s): African Americans -- Social life and customs | Festivals -- United States | Holidays -- United States | United States -- Social life and customsLOC classification: GT4803.G285.A375 2007GT4803.A2.G285.A375 2007COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: https://lib.ciu.edu/copyright-request-formhttps://lib.ciu.edu/copyright-request-form
Contents:
-- Homowo Festival Honoring Santeria Orishas Idlewild Jazz Festival Ifa Festival and Yoruba National Convention Indiana Black Expos Summer Celebration Jackie Robinson Day Jerry Rescue Day J Ouvert Celebration and West Indian-American Day Carnival Jubilee Festival of Heritage Juneteenth Junkanoo Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Kuumba Festival Kwanzaa Maafa Commemoration Malcolm X's Birthday Marcus Garvey's Birthday Mardi Gras in African-American Traditions Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival Millions More March Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival MissouriJA Arts Festival NAACP Image Awards National Baptist Convention, USA, Annual Session National Black Arts Festival National Black Family Reunion Celebration National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference National Black Theatre Festival National Freedom Day Native Islander Gullah Celebration Negro Election Days and Coronation Festivals Nicodemus Emancipation and Homecoming Celebration Odunde Festival Olokun Festival Pan African Bookfest and Cultural Conference Pan African Festival of Georgia Pan African Film and Arts Festival Paul Robeson's Birthday Penn Center Heritage Days Pinkster Rondo Days Celebration Rosa Parks Day Satchmo SummerFest Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival Slaves' Christmas Sugar Grove Underground Railroad Convention Tuskegee Airmen Convention Umoja Karamu Watch Night Watts Summer Festival W C Handy Music Festival
-- West Indies Emancipation Day Women's Day Celebrations Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities Appendix 1: Chronology Appendix 2 : Calendar of Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations Appendix 3: Geographical List of Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations Organizations: Contact Information and Web Sites.
African American Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations AFRAM Festival African American Day Parade African-American Heritage Festival African-American/Black History Month African American Women in Cinema Film Festival African/Caribbean International Festival of Life African Film Festival African Methodist August Quarterly African Street Festival African World Festival in Detroit, Michigan ; African World Festival in Milwaukee, Wisconsin American Black Film Festival Battle of Olustee Reenactment Bessie Smith Strut Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo Black August Benefit Concert Black Cowboy Parade Black Music Month Black Poetry Day Black Pride Festival Bridge Crossing Jubilee Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic Buffalo Soldiers Commemorations Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Chicago Gospel Music Festival Church Homecomings Church Revivals Corn-Shucking Festival Crispus Attucks Day DanceAfrica District of Columbia Caribbean Carnival Denver Black Arts Festival Denver Pan African Film Festival Down Home Family Reunion DuSable Museum Arts and Crafts Festival Emancipation Day Emancipation Day in Hutchinson, Kansas Emancipation Day in Washington, District of Columbia Festival Sundiata Fillmore Jazz Festival Football Classics Founder's Day/Richard Allen's Birthday Frederick Douglass Day George Washington Carver Day Georgia Sea Island Festival Ghanafest Goombay! ; Greek Organizations' Conventions Haile Selassie's Birthday Haitian Flag Day Harambee Festival Harlem Week Harriet Tubman Day Hollywood Black Film Festival
Summary: "Provides information about the history and celebration of more than 100 holidays, festivals, and other events observed by Americans of African descent. Features include narrative overviews, chronology of historical events related to holidays and festivals, calendar and geographical listings of observances, bibliography, and contact information and web sites" ~ Provided by publisher.
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-- Homowo Festival Honoring Santeria Orishas Idlewild Jazz Festival Ifa Festival and Yoruba National Convention Indiana Black Expos Summer Celebration Jackie Robinson Day Jerry Rescue Day J Ouvert Celebration and West Indian-American Day Carnival Jubilee Festival of Heritage Juneteenth Junkanoo Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival Kuumba Festival Kwanzaa Maafa Commemoration Malcolm X's Birthday Marcus Garvey's Birthday Mardi Gras in African-American Traditions Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Miami/Bahamas Goombay Festival Millions More March Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival MissouriJA Arts Festival NAACP Image Awards National Baptist Convention, USA, Annual Session National Black Arts Festival National Black Family Reunion Celebration National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference National Black Theatre Festival National Freedom Day Native Islander Gullah Celebration Negro Election Days and Coronation Festivals Nicodemus Emancipation and Homecoming Celebration Odunde Festival Olokun Festival Pan African Bookfest and Cultural Conference Pan African Festival of Georgia Pan African Film and Arts Festival Paul Robeson's Birthday Penn Center Heritage Days Pinkster Rondo Days Celebration Rosa Parks Day Satchmo SummerFest Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival Slaves' Christmas Sugar Grove Underground Railroad Convention Tuskegee Airmen Convention Umoja Karamu Watch Night Watts Summer Festival W C Handy Music Festival

-- West Indies Emancipation Day Women's Day Celebrations Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities Appendix 1: Chronology Appendix 2 : Calendar of Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations Appendix 3: Geographical List of Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations Organizations: Contact Information and Web Sites.

African American Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations AFRAM Festival African American Day Parade African-American Heritage Festival African-American/Black History Month African American Women in Cinema Film Festival African/Caribbean International Festival of Life African Film Festival African Methodist August Quarterly African Street Festival African World Festival in Detroit, Michigan ; African World Festival in Milwaukee, Wisconsin American Black Film Festival Battle of Olustee Reenactment Bessie Smith Strut Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo Black August Benefit Concert Black Cowboy Parade Black Music Month Black Poetry Day Black Pride Festival Bridge Crossing Jubilee Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic Buffalo Soldiers Commemorations Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Chicago Gospel Music Festival Church Homecomings Church Revivals Corn-Shucking Festival Crispus Attucks Day DanceAfrica District of Columbia Caribbean Carnival Denver Black Arts Festival Denver Pan African Film Festival Down Home Family Reunion DuSable Museum Arts and Crafts Festival Emancipation Day Emancipation Day in Hutchinson, Kansas Emancipation Day in Washington, District of Columbia Festival Sundiata Fillmore Jazz Festival Football Classics Founder's Day/Richard Allen's Birthday Frederick Douglass Day George Washington Carver Day Georgia Sea Island Festival Ghanafest Goombay! ; Greek Organizations' Conventions Haile Selassie's Birthday Haitian Flag Day Harambee Festival Harlem Week Harriet Tubman Day Hollywood Black Film Festival

"Provides information about the history and celebration of more than 100 holidays, festivals, and other events observed by Americans of African descent. Features include narrative overviews, chronology of historical events related to holidays and festivals, calendar and geographical listings of observances, bibliography, and contact information and web sites" ~ Provided by publisher.

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