Black History Parade to be held February 12

In honor of Black History Month an “Expressions of a Culture” Black History Parade will be held on Feb. 12 at 1 pm featuring Dr. Marcus Jones as the Grand Marshal and Miss “Expressions of Culture” Anastasia Nelson.

Line up is at 11:30 am at 1300 Texas Street (Corner of Texas and Dixie Street parking lot of the Caspiana Store. The parade will begin at 1300 Texas Street and continue to MLK Drive, ending at the Ben Johnson Auditorium parking lot.

An Open House will commence at the parade’s end at the Ben Johnson Educational Center showcasing state-of-the-art opportunities leading to careers. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be handed out.

For more information or registration for the parade, call (318) 332-8254, (318) 527-6800, or (318) 663-8584. The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 11 at 5 pm.