WELCOME TO THE BLACK HERITAGE SOCIETY'S 39th ANNUAL MLK, JR. BIRTHDAY PARADE & HOLIDAY CELEBRATION - JANUARY 13th to 16th 2017
OUR MISSION OF THE PARADE IS
TO FIGHT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS AND JUSTICE TO ALL
To inspire, teach, and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the weekend of the federal holiday occurring on the third Monday of each January with commemorative parade and celebratory festive community activities throughout the weekend.
The Black Heritage Society has a long history of fighting for equal justice and social accommodations for the rights of all.
The Black Heritage Society Organization subscribes to Activism, Advocacy, and Action on behalf of the underprivileged, underserved, and those seeking justice and equality.
Dr. King's father, Reverend Martin Luther "Daddy King" presiding as keynote speaker and parade grand marshal of the country's original and first MLK, Jr. Birthday Parade, January 21, 1978
A GLIMPS OF OUR 2017 PARADE EVENTS
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Project Manager/Event Coordinator
MEDIA CONTACT: Sylvester Brown, (713) 236-1700 or (832) 741-6649
Black Heritage Society Presents 39th Annual “Original” Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Parade Celebration Monday, January 16th 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Minority Non-Profit Organization, Minority Businesses, General Public, Media Source)
HOUSTON- Black Heritage Society and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Foundation, congratulate and welcome Houston’s ________________________________as Grand Marshal of our 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Parade and Holiday Celebration. Extending the excitement and jubilations of having one of few MLK, Jr. Memorial Statue and Park Plaza in the entire country, the organization and its community partners are once again geared for another weekend of excitement, January 13th through January 16, 2017.
LIST OF EVENTS
Fri13Jan20176:30 pmTBD, 1730 Jefferson St., Houston, TX 77003
Donation is $75 per individual or $125 per couple
Sat14Jan201709:00 ANMLK, Jr. Blvd (Staging at Palm Center)
Sat14Jan201710:00 AM to 05:30 PMMacGregor Park @ 5225 Calhoun, Houston, TX 77021
Sun15Jan201703:00 PM tp 07:00 PMJones Plaza, 610 Louisiana – Downtown Houston
Sun15Jan201711:00 AM to 02:00 PMSt. Johns United Methodist Church Cathedral Hall, 2019 Crawford St.
Vendors are welcome - register now
Mon16Jan201710:00 amDowntown Houston at Minute Maid Park (Staging at Texas & Chartres)