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Toledo celebrates African-American heritage

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    Riders with the Toledo Horsemen Club are among participants in the parade that started the two-day festival.

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    La’Mayah Gaston, 2, waves to marchers in the African-American Festival parade. Activities include rides, food, and entertainment.

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    Marchers kick off the 8th annual African-American Festival by stepping down Dorr Street. The two-day festival that began Saturday celebrates the history, culture, heritage, and arts of the African-American community.

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  • Quinsey-Hammond-of-Toledo-flips-a-slab-of-ribs

    Quinsey Hammond of Toledo flips a slab of ribs he’s cooking for attendees at the festival on the University of Toledo Scott Park campus.

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Marchers-kick-off-the-8th-annual-African-American-Festival

Marchers kick off the 8th annual African-American Festival by stepping down Dorr Street. The two-day festival that began Saturday celebrates the history, culture, heritage, and arts of the African-American community.

The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth
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Riders-with-the-Toledo-Horsemen-Club

Riders with the Toledo Horsemen Club are among participants in the parade that started the two-day festival.

The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth
Enlarge | Buy This Image

Quinsey-Hammond-of-Toledo-flips-a-slab-of-ribs

Quinsey Hammond of Toledo flips a slab of ribs he’s cooking for attendees at the festival on the University of Toledo Scott Park campus.

The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth
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African-American-Festival-parade

La’Mayah Gaston, 2, waves to marchers in the African-American Festival parade. Activities include rides, food, and entertainment.

The Blade/Jeremy Wadsworth
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