Midday Guest: Derrian Moye with the Black History Team

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Annual Black History Parade and Festival

The 16th Annual Black History Parade and Festival 2014 will be held on Saturday, February 15.

The Parade will begin on West Front Street in front of the Jackie Dole Community Center, and then marching through downtown Hattiesburg, turning left on Mobile  Street.

The parade will continue turning right at the intersection of East 4th and Mobile, turning left onto Bouie Street, and then turning right onto East 8th St concluding at Chain Park.

The Festival will be held at Chain Park. It starts at 12:00 p.m. The festival is free and open to the public.

All parade registration can be done online via:  http://www.savingourteens.org/paradeinfo.html. Any questions, email the festival staff at   blackhistory@savingourteens.org.