It is the 23rd year that the Atlanta Chapter of Community Aid and Development Corporation (CAD) and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement has celebrated the birthday of Malcolm X Omowale Malik Shabazz, who was born May 19, 1925.
What should we expect?
All activities, including speeches, solidarity statements, spiritual affirmations, and musical performances will relate to Malcolm's message of Human Rights and Self-Determination.
What is the purpose of the event?
To provide metro-Atlanta citizens an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the legacy of an international African icon by means of a cultural celebration which promotes unity while honoring diversity.
What type of vendors should be expected?
Cultural artifacts, paintings, sculpture, carvings, jewelry, literature, clothing, crafts, food and much, much more.
What time does it begin and end?
The festivities are from 11 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.
Does it cost anything?
No, there is no admission fee.
Where can I park?
Parking is available on the streets only. There is no parking allowed on the park grounds. We encourage you to take MARTA and walk from the West End Station to West End Park. The following parking lots are available: Dean Rusk ISC - 433 Peeples St. Hammonds House - 503 Peeples St. Shrine of the Black Madonna - 946 Ralph David Abernathy.