8th of August Emancipation Celebration

August 07 – 13, 2014
  • Paducah, KY 42001
  • Location: Robert Coleman Park, W.C. Young Community Center and other Paducah locations
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
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African Americans pay tribute to their heritage with memorial service, homecoming picnic, salute to Black Music, golf tournament and fashion show. Special events will provide a means of inspiration through reflection on a history of achievements.

The 2014 theme is The Future is NOW: From the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to the present, progress continues. Visit the website for a full schedule.

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