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The National Black Arts Festival provides educational programs in music, dance, film, visual arts, theater and literary arts locally, nationally and internationally for diverse audiences. Founded in 1987 by the Fulton County Arts Council, NBAF began as a one-week summer festival. Today, president and CEO Vikki Millender-Morrow, along with the board, council, partnerships and donors,…

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The National Black Arts Festival gala opened the festival in grand style at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead with host Karyn Greer (11 Alive News anchor). Live performances were delivered by jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater, trumpeter Theo Croker, Metropolitan Opera star Harolyn Blackwell, and spoken word impresario Toni Blackman. In addition to amazing live entertainment,…

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