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City’s African American Community Celebrated Their Culture

EHS cheerleaders perform at African American Heritage Day. Credits: Fran Sullivan
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Elizabeth police officers march in the African American Heritage Day Parade. Credits: Fran Sullivan
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ELIZABETH, NJ – There were men on stilts, several marching bands, and very athletic cheerleaders, and they were all there to celebrate African American Heritage Day, Sunday, September 18.

The parade marched up Elizabeth Avenue from Union Square, ending in front of the bandstand at City Hall. The summer weather did an encore, but that didn’t affect the crowd who danced in the street. 

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