Emcees for this year’s MLK Parade at noon, Jan. 20, are Konan of 92Q and Lolo of Magic 95.9. Marching groups include Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Unit, Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts of Baltimore, City Ranch, N-Full Motion Marching Band, American Legion Federal Post 19 Color Guard, and A Can Can Make a Difference.
The parade also features colorful floats honoring Dr. King and the late Nelson Mandela. In addition to the parade, 92Q and Magic 95.9 will be on-site at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Druid Hill Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to collect donations of coats, hats, scarves, gloves, thermals and blankets for Heart for the Homeless.
The parade begins at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Eutaw Street, proceeds south on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and ends at Baltimore Street.
Presented by Forman Mills, the parade is produced by the Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the Baltimore Office of Civil Rights & Wage Enforcement, and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. Additional support is provided by Corrigan Sports/Baltimore Running Festival, Evergreen Health Care, Metro PCS, Yellow Cab of Baltimore, Kelly & Associates Insurance Group and KTBSPayroll, American Heart Association, the AFRO, The Baltimore Times, Fox 45/ The CW Baltimore and Radio One: 92Q, Magic 95.9, Spirit 1400 and WOLB 1010.
For more information on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, call 410-752-8632 or visit www.promotionandarts.org.