Authentically Detroit

Back to Black: The African World Festival Returns to Hart Plaza with Njia Kai

July 13, 2022 Donna & Orlando
Authentically Detroit
Back to Black: The African World Festival Returns to Hart Plaza with Njia Kai
Show Notes

Having a place that validates your existence is essential to community building. In order to prepare ourselves for a mutually beneficial future, we must come together and acknowledge the cyclical nature of our world.  

That’s the philosophy of art lover, public space activator, and event curator Njia Kai. 

On this episode Donna, Orlando, and Njia discuss Charles H. Wright African World Festival’s return to Hart Plaza. Njia gives an in depth look at the festival’s history and its significance to the Detroit community. 

The festival’s 39th installment takes place from July 15th-17th. 


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