19th Black History Parade and Picnic held in Hattiesburg

19th Black History Parade and Picnic held in Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Thousands of people gathered in Hattiesburg Saturday for an annual celebration of African-American history.

The 19th annual Black History Parade began at East 6th and Mobile Streets and made its way through downtown to Town Square Park.

It featured a several marching bands, military vehicles and dance teams.

After the parade, a picnic was held at the park, with live music and food.