YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A celebration of Black culture is taking place this weekend in downtown Youngstown.
The three-day event features food, music, vendors and education about Black culture.
On Friday, there was an opening ceremony and a “Party on the Plaza” to kick off the event, featuring the Outlaws and Jah Messengers reggae bands from the Cleveland area.
Saturday will start off with a Male Wellness Walk at 6 a.m. There will then be Black History Education at 2 p.m., followed by line dancing featuring DJ Darryl Dickens at 4 p.m.
A tribute band for the late R&B singer Luther Vandross will also be playing at 7 p.m. Admission is $10.
Admission is also $10 for Sunday’s events, which include a tribute to law enforcement at 4 p.m., a History of Dance lesson at 6 p.m. and a Gospel Extravaganza featuring The Singing Pastors at 7 p.m.