You and your family are invited to attend the Texas African American Museum’s 1619 Parade and the 1619 TAAM Festival this Saturday (Oct. 26). The parade will start at New Days Community Church, located at 901 N. Broadway Ave. in Tyler and will end at the T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza in downtown Tyler. The parade kicks off at 9 am tomorrow. The festival will follow the parade from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to There will be 35 vendors at the festival. There will also be a health fair sponsored by UT Tyler’s Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy. The Texas African American Museum is a not-for-profit, run by the Texas-based nonprofit, Empowerment Community Development Corp. If you need more information, please contact Gloria Mays Washington at 903-283-6089.

You can visit the Texas African American Museum's website here. The museum is located at the Former Griffin School Campus, 3000 North Border Ave in Tyler.

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