The National Black Family Reunion

Title

The National Black Family Reunion

Description

The National Black Family Reunion is a cultural event held annually on the Mall. Sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), the event celebrates black community, church, and family values. It was first established by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, former chair of the NCNW and longtime activist, to combat negative stereotypes about the African American family. The event features food, entertainment, education, and cultural activities.

Source

National Council of Negro Women, National Black Family Reunion Flyer. View original.

Date

1986

Coverage

Event Type

Event Sort Date

19860900

Description

The National Black Family Reunion is a cultural event held annually on the Mall. Sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), the event celebrates black community, church, and family values. It was first established by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, former chair of the NCNW and longtime activist, to combat negative stereotypes about the African American family. The event features food, entertainment, education, and cultural activities.

Date

1986

Coverage

1980-1999

Source

National Council of Negro Women, National Black Family Reunion Flyer. View original.