[Photos] Baltimore's African American Festival In Photos [Taken By Shae McCoy]

This weekend I got lucky enough to witness so much greatness! I attended Baltimore‘s 40th annual African American Festival. I have attended this festival almost every year since I’ve known about it. Each year it gets better, the people I meet, the performances, and more! I was able to tell the story of the event in photos! I would like to share them with you.

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Shot by: Shae McCoy| “Entering The African American Festival”

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Shot by : Shae McCoy |Visit WWW. BlackGirlsVote.com and follow them on all social media platforms @BlackGirlsVote

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Got some natural hair goodies from the beautiful young ladies at the Taliah Waajid tent| Visit www.naturalhair.org

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Reverend Westley West of Faith Empowered Ministries

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Two stylish young ladies enjoying the festival

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Jermaine Gibbs of Out of the Box Photography

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Karl Keels, contributing writer for Uncommonrealist.com

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Mark Hunter and Lonnie Moore

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Alfred Edmond jr. of Black Enterprise and Matthew Knowles

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Alfred Edmond Jr. of Black Enterprise

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Local Visual Artist, Jerome Chester| @thegroovyvandal via Instagram

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Local Visual Artist and Co-Owner of Give & Take: An Artistic Experience (art gallery), Reese Clark| @reese_theartist via Instagram

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Local Visual Artist, Chris Thames

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Mark Clarke, founder of The Incredible Creation

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Baltimore R&B group, Ruff Endz

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Alfred Edmond jr. during the signing of his book, ‘Loving in the Grown Zone’

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Philly hip-hop artist, Freeway

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Tim of The United News Network conducting a short interview

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Tim and Festival Goer

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Pastor Jamal Bryant of the Empowerment AME Church giving a powerful speech at the Empowerment Pavilion

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Victoria Williams and friend after speaking to them about feminism and womanism

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Karl Keels of Uncommonrealist.com and Crown Radio with friend

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Gospel Duo, Mary Mary

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Joe Maye

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Singer-songwriter, Kem

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Estelle

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Karl Keels and relative

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Estelle

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| Gourdan Banks

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Common

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Shot By: Shae McCoy| “Is Common Rapping Today?”

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Shot By : Shae McCoy| Common

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Common

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Common & Maimouna Youssef (@mumufresh via Instagram)

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Common

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Shae McCoy & Morgan (Mallo) Maddox

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Nicola Jackson

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Keem Griffey

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Shot By : Shae McCoy | Music Choice Artist

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Tara Wallace & Bestselling author, Zane

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Brave Williams

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Shot By : Shae McCoy | Kwame Jackson & Nicola Jackson

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Freeway speaking about health and hip-hop in the Empowerment Pavilion

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Alfred Edmond jr. (middle), Donell (left), and Felicia (right)

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Tara Wallace

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Shot By: Anonymous | Shae McCoy & Karl Keels

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Shot By : Shae McCoy | Maria Wills

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Shot By: Shae McCoy | Matthew Knowles’ Book Signing

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Shot By : Shae McCoy | Goapele

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Shot By : Shae McCoy | Matthew Knowles’ girl group, Blushh

 

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