The 2023 African Street Festival was held September 15 at Hadley-Lillard Park. The festival, hosted by the African American Cultural Alliance (AACA), featured over 120 vendors and a stage that featured local community talent.
During the event, the Tennessee Titans donated 10 business vendors $500 grants each. Businesses that received grants included: Threads by Dreads; P3Style; I Am Stem; Phoenix the Entrepreneur; Zee Craft, Inc.; Eidos Apparel; Chela’s Kitchen; Mbellished Gifts; Dripping Flavors; and BBQKeNiyas Kitchen.
Known for celebrating culture and community, CEO of AACA, Jeneen Blackman said: “We’re so grateful to ONE Community presented by the Titans Foundation for supporting the African Street Festival and awarding ten of our vendors with $500.
“We agree that these vendors embody the ONE Community platform mission to ‘create generational change one person, one family and one community at a time.’”