2018 Jubilee Poster

The Jubilee Sankofa Bird

We are incredibly excited to announce a special collaboration between the Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture and local Columbia artist Dogon Krigga to create a distinctive design for the 40th Anniversary of this important festival. Dogon Krigga Dogon's artist statement Dogon Krigga began making digital art with a...

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Historic Jubilee Photo

Jubilee Turns 40

By: Lois Carlisle

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture , making it the longest-running festival in recent Columbia history. Since 1978, Columbians have gathered on the grounds of the Mann-Simons Site at the corner of Richland and Marion streets to celebrate African American culture,...

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Kindred the Family Soul

Meet the 2018 Jubilee Headliner

We're excited to announce this year's Jubilee headliner: Kindred the Family Soul , a neo soul duo consisting of Fatin Dantsler and Aja Graydon, who have been married for 17 years. The Philadelphia-based couple first started recording in 2003 for their album Surrender to Love . It launched their career...

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