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Getting ready for the 7th Africana Virginia Beach Boardwalk Festival on Coast Live

Posted at 3:31 PM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 15:32:08-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - The Africana Virginia Beach Boardwalk Festival is August 23- 25 in Virginia Beach. It's a three-day celebration of family, culture and entertainment of the African diaspora.

Festival co-founder Gerald Daniels joins us to talk about some of the exciting features of this year's event including a concert with "Midnight Star" while Chef Cocoa Black prepares jerk-spiced shrimp over Caribbean rice topped with mango slaw, one of the many dishes that will be available at the festival.

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Chef Cocoa from Chef, Savory Sweet & Chic and her finished dish: