ONE DC, Raise Your City, and One Love Massive present a vibrant evening of music and arts, the U Street neighborhood, and the spirit of Funk that brings us all together. The event will serve as the official kick-off to DC's Funk Parade the following day and night, and benefit both the African American Civil War Museum and ONE DC.
- Music: Black Masala | Sir Joe Quarterman | Jahsonic (DJ Set)
- A screening of trailer of "Black Broadway on U TransMedia Project", recounting the African American cultural renaissance in the U Street neighborhood from the 1910s to 1950s. www.blackbroadwayonu.com
- Historians & Storytellers
- Local Craft Breweries
- DC Foodtrucks
ONE DC | Exercising political strength to create and preserve racial and economic equity in Shaw and the District, working toward a city equitable for all.
AFRICAN AMERICAN CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM | Preserving and telling the stories of the United States Colored Troops and African American involvement in the American Civil War. AACWMM utilizes a rich collection of primary resources, educational programming and technology to create a meaningful learning experience focused on a pivotal time in American history.
RAISE YOUR CITY | Orchestrating social change by connecting civically minded people to local non-profits, artists, and businesses invested in making a difference in their immediate community.
ONE LOVE MASSIVE | Providing social media management, talent management, and bookings for DC businesses and artists, and spreading love daily.