Odunde Festival

File Photo 2013 Odunde Festival (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Odunde Festival Returns To South Philly Sunday

The nation’s largest African American street festival takes place Sunday in South Philadelphia.


(Oshunbumi Fernandez.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Oshunbumi Fernandez, Caring Through Culture and Odunde 365

Oshunbumi Fernandez spends her days and nights focused on tending the legacy planted by her mother, Lois, 38 years ago.


(Students at Clemson University set the record for the world's largest Zumba class.)

Odunde Organizers Shoot For World Exercise Record In Advance Of Festival

Organizers of one of Philadelphia’s largest cultural festivals will attempt to break the record for the largest “Zumba” exercise class ever, on Saturday.


(Philadelphia City Council president Anna Verna, rear, poses with Odunde founder Lois Fernandez at ribbon-cutting.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Ribbon-Cutting Marks Culmination of Dream For Philadelphia Activist

Lois Fernandez, founder of Odunde, is 74 years old and in a wheelchair, but her smile was beaming on Monday at the ribbon-cutting for Osun Village.