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The African American Forum, a non-profit arts and cultural organization, is committed to developing programs that support and highlight the artistic, cultural and educational achievements of African Americans.  By sharing experiences reflective of African American culture, we encourage individuals to embrace diversity and, in doing so, create a greater culture.  A united culture. We place our emphasis on unity in the word Community!

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Forum News

November 27
21st annual event is "Back In Stride Again!"
November 27, 2013 (Lexington, Kentucky) The African American Forum, Inc. (AAF) is pleased to announce that the 21st Annual African American Ball (AAB) will be presented on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown, which has been designated the Official Host Hotel for this regional event held annually that celebrates art, culture and entertainment from the African American Experience. more

July 24
The African American Forum is proud to present the 6th Annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest
The African American Forum, Inc. (AAF) is proud to present the 6th Annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest featuring Alex Bugnon and Special Guests Cindy Bradley and Nelson Rangell. The event will take place on Saturday, August 10; Gates open at 5:30 pm; and the concert begins at 7:30 pm. The African American Forum is pleased that Transylvania University will once again play host to this regional event held annually that celebrates contemporary American Jazz, complemented by fine cuisine and Kentucky culture. more

July 15
Official Host Hotel and Accommodations Partner
The Hilton Lexington/Downtown is pleased to be the Official Host Hotel and exclusive Accommodations Partner of the 2013 6th Annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest. more

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