June 2, 2018, Marked the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation’s (MAAHF) 29th Annual Parade and Festival
On Saturday, June 2nd, the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation (MAAHF) hosted their 29th annual Parade and Festival.
The parade began on the corner of Maple and Bloomfield Aves, outside of Glenfield Middle School, while finishing at Nishuane Park, where the festival was held. This year, the Montclair Grass Roots and Montclair Child Development Center jointly served as the Grand Marshals.
The parade and festival were filled with entertainment, from stilt walkers, to drill teams,
and musical performances. Eddie Nicholas kept the crowd engaged as the festival’s Master of Ceremonies.
This year’s celebration began on June 1st, with a Memories Meet and Greet held at the
The MAAHF’s official mission is to “build upon the rich African-American cultural legacy through support of quality local programs funded through grassroots organized events. Providing quality historical, health, and cultural education within interactive forum settings will, in turn, strengthen our community as a whole. Additionally, through individual, corporate
and business support, we provide recurring scholastic scholarships and foster opportunities to create model programs which encourage harmonious living.”
Congratulations to the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation on another amazing celebration!
All Photography By Raymond Hagans.
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