19th Black History Parade and Picnic held in Hattiesburg

Updated: Feb. 25, 2017 at 5:50 PM CST
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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.

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