In a time of social turmoil and heart wrenching stories of violence, we as a people desperately need to congregate as a means of peace and solace. This weekend New Yorkers and non-New Yorkers alike are more than welcome to join the festive congregation that is the Afro-Latino Festival. Afro-Lat is a means of education, affirmation, and more importantly, a celebration of culture. Festivities is set to run from July 8th to July 10th. This three-day event is set to feature conferences, culinary presentations, art showcases, emerging entrepreneurs, musicians from all over the globe, and the celebration of the Afro-Latino community. July 8th kicks off the festival with multiple panels of experts ranging from social activism to musicians.. All scheduled conferences will be held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. Post all conferences, is a very special performance with a eclectic mix of musicians at the famous SOB’s. The following two days, will be hosted at the Bed-Stuy Restoration Plaza in Brooklyn, New York. If you’d like to attend, you can purchase your tickets by clicking here. Also, the festival’s scheduled programming and guest attendees can be seen in the pics above. We here Snkrbst.com look forward to seeing all your beautiful faces. Stay tuned to Snkrbst.com for all the latest and greatest – and don’t forget to #ThinkLikeUs.