Celebrating the Past to Inspire the Future!

The Black Heritage Expo is a day to celebrate culture through music, dance, dramatic reenactments, and more! Join ReDefiners World Languages for a day of entertainment, interactive educational experiences and opportunities to connect with local authors, vendors, and artists. This free event is for the entire family! Visit the children's corner for free activities and be sure to check-in for opportunities to win great prizes sponsored by our community partners.


Location: University Mall 2200 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

Saturday, February 23, 2019 

1:00 PM - 4:00PM

Kuumba Dancers & Drummers

1:00 PM

Dance to the captivating artistry of African dance and sound as Kuumba Dancers & Drummers kick-off the event.


1:40 PM​ 

Singer/Actress NaTasha McKeller will be performing. Come groove to NaTasha's tunes at as she sings your to heart.

AFRO-PUERTO rico dance

1:55 PM

CuKiAra is the first multi-generational and multi-cultural ensemble which serves, promotes and performs Bomba of Puerto Rico in the Tampa Bay area. CuKiAra's mission is to preserve the Afro-Puerto Rican legacy, promote cultural awareness, and be an educational model for learning about cultural diversity. 

Harriet Tubman

2:30 PM 

Mary Kelly performs 'Midnight Train: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad'. She takes participants on a journey back into slavery and portrays the struggle for Freedom that Ms. Tubman led. Through song, movement, audience participation and dramatization, Harriet Tubman will come to life at the Black Heritage Expo. This presentation is family friendly and educational for all ages.

Chakacha &
Haitian Dance

3:20 PM

Afrofit has a mission to promote health & wellness through afrocentric dance. Come out to witness the beauty of Chakacha African & Haitian Dance performances and learn more about how you, too, can get involved.

Gospel Choir 

3:45 PM

The authentic sounds of gospel music both inspire and uplift. Don't miss the blessed vocals of the music ministry from Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church.


Thank You to Our Event Sponsors & Community Partners

Presenting Sponsor

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Community Sponsors

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Small Business Sponsors

Silent Auction Sponsors

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