Hundreds expected to attend Memphis Black Expo | Arts & Culture
From Hollywood to the Mid-South, celebrities are among the hundreds of people expected at the upcoming 4th Annual Memphis Black Expo.
The event is a family-oriented Black History Month event that will be held at the Cook Convention Center in the East Hall Saturday, February 23.
The Expo was created to celebrate African American culture and reiterate the importance of family values and unity while providing access to resources that serve to empower the community.
The event will feature the following:
- Special guests Lamman Rucker of Tyler Perry's "Meet the Browns" and "Why Did I Get Married"; Trell Kimmons, Olympic Silver Medalist; and Marcus Matthews, Author of "I Am Not the Father"
- Showcase of small businesses, corporations, government agencies, faith-based and community-based organizations and nonprofits
- Job Fair Pavilion sponsored by Starbucks
- Gospel Festival, Greek Step Show Showcase, Corvette Car Show, Kids Natural Cutie Pageant and Dance Jamboree
- Presentation to The Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee
- Business and personal development workshops and more.
If you would like more information on the event you can visit the website at ww.blackexpomemphis.com.