September 15, 2019
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
163 W 125th St New York, NY 10027
50TH ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2019 @ 1PM-6PM
PARADE ROUTE: 111TH STREET – 136TH STREET ADAM CLAYTON POWELL JR. BLVD
POWER THROUGH UNITY
This year our theme is “Integrity and Transparency = Good Government” and we will be honoring individuals and organizations that have made key contributions to furthering the dignity, determination and excellence of the African American Community through Politics & Government. We are pleased to highlight those that have shown positivity through their platform and have contributed to the success of the community and this country.
2019 GRAND MARSHAL SPOTLIGHT
Brian A. Benjamin
Benjamin currently serves as the New York State Senator for District 30. He is the chairman of the Committee on Revenue and Budget. This Harlem native has been an active agent of change through his career.
Jeffries currently represents New York’s 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens. In November 2018, Jeffries was elected head of the House Democratic Caucus, making him the 5th highest ranking democrat in the House of Representatives.
Daughtry, a reverend and iconic political leader, has served as chief of staff of the Democratic Party, as well as CEO of the 2008 and 2016 Democratic National Conventions, making her the first person in the history of the Democratic Party to hold the position twice.
THE REVIEWING STAND
The Reviewing Stand is located on the legendary 125th Street in front of the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building. Here we offer VIP seating for the seniors of the community.
The parade will be broadcasted live on Radio 103.9 and 107.5 WBLS will also be there showing their support. Organizations and special guests participating in the African American Day Parade are introduced to the community by our announcers!
Getting Here: We strongly advise that you use public transit to commute to the parade.
PARADE ROUTE ACCESSIBLE BY SUBWAY TRAINS: A, B, C, 2, 3, OR 4, 5 TO HARLEM :110TH, 116TH, 125 OR 135TH STREET
METRO NORTH STATION: 125TH STREET
WALK TO: ADAM CLAYTON POWELL JR. BLVD.