MIAMI, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami's fall festival season is underway, and adding to the landscape is Afrikin Fest, a new and multifaceted festival that places innovation at the forefront by highlighting the ingenuity, economic, and social opportunities of Africa and the African diaspora. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161031/434581 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161031/434582 Joining in on a series of lectures and workshops called Afrikin Talks, influencers such as poets and activists, Dr. Sonia Sanchez and Mutabaruka, Village Voice music writer and producer Greg Tate, and Tufts University Professor, Dr. Thomas Gregory, will inform and empower festival goers interested in attaining human and capital resources. The three-day festival also features a carefully curated assortment of musical acts that represent the African Diaspora. This year's lineup includes: Tiken Jah Fakoly ( Ivory Coast), Jah9 ( Jamaica), Raging Fyah ( Jamaica), T-Vice ( Haiti), Boukman Eksperyans ( Haiti), Kevens ( USA), Oshun ( USA), Tarmac ( Colombia), Margareth Menezes ( Brazil), Laguna Pai ( Peru), Spam Allstars ( USA), Ada (France), Danay Suarez ( Cuba), Cquer ( USA), the SASA African Dance Theater ( USA), DJ Stan Zeff (UK) and DJ P.E.A.C.E. ( USA).