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Events Schedule

BFR 2022 KICKOFF NIGHT 

Saturday, August 13th, 2022

FC Cincinnati vs. Atlanta United FC - Kickoff Event

Presented By: BFR & FC Cincinnati
TQL Stadium

7:30pm

Day 1

Thursday August 18th, 2022

BFR Job Fair 

Presented By: Superior Career Fairs 
Hard Rock Casino

10AM - 3PM

BFR Speaker Series

Presented By First Financial Bank

Keynote Speaker: Professor Michael Eric Dyson

Corinthian Baptist Church

7:00PM - 9:00PM

Presented By First Financial Bank

Open Seating, Free of Charge

1920 Tennessee Ave , Cincinnati, OH 45237

Day 2

Friday August 19th, 2022

BFR Heritage Breakfast

Presented By Fifth Third Bank

Keynote Speaker: Iris Roley  

Community Activist & Owner of Rosho Awards

Fountain Square

9:00AM - 11:00AM

520 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH, 45202

BFR Historic Tour of Black Cincinnati

Tour Guide: Professor Eric Jackson

Northern Kentucky University

The tour will leave at 11 am immediately following the Heritage Breakfast from

Fountain Square with transportation provided by METRO.

Tour is Free & Open to The Public

Sponsored By Metro 

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Day 3

Saturday August 20th, 2022

BFR Parade 

Presented By Nissan

Grand Marshall: Orlando Chapman

Avondale Town Center

Registration/Staging : 8:00AM

Parade: 10AM - 12PM EST

BFR Urban Concert 2022

Sawyer Point Park

Special Guest: Raheem Devaughn

Performing @ 6pm - Main stage

The Park is open from 12PM - 8PM

Day 4

Sunday August 21st, 2022

BFR Morning Church Service

Sawyer Point Park Amphitheater

Guest Minister: Pastor Donnie McClurkin

Long Island, NY Perfecting Praise Church

Guest Psalmist: Earnest Pugh

10 AM - 11:30 AM

BFR Gospel Concert 2022

Sawyer Point Park

Special Guests: Grammy Award Winning Group, The Clark Sisters

Performing @ 6pm - Main stage 

The Park is open from 12PM - 8PM