Black arts and cultural festival celebrated around New York State

Business owners and community members celebrated black arts and culture from around New York State in Albany.

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Taking the stage at the Empire State Plaza, was grammy-nominated R&B group, SWV.

The Upstate New York Black Chamber of Commerce was a new sponsor and their president tells us this event has deep roots for the city.

The festival also had lots of arts and crafts from about fifty vendors, all celebrating black history and culture.