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2014



The 9Th ANNUAL MLK Youth Parade

Press Release
Contact: 713-953-1633

Submitted by Administrator on Monday, 9 September 2014
Houston TX – The MLK Parade Foundation Proudly Announces The 9Th Annual MLK Youth Parade On January 17, 2015.

The 21st ANNUAL MLK GRANDE PARADE Celebrates 21 Years Of Commitment In Excellence To Community Service

Press Release
Contact: 713-953-1633

Submitted by Administrator on Monday, 8 September 2014
Houston TX – Midtown Community Festival And Events Proudly Announces The 21st Annual MLK Grande Parade On January 19, 2015.

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The 20TH ANNUAL MLK GRANDE PARADE Celebrates 20 Years Of Commitment To Excellence In Community Service

Press Release
Contact: 713-953-1633
Submitted by Administrator on Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Houston TX – Midtown Community Festival And Events Proudly Announces The 20Th Annual MLK Grande Parade On January 20, 2014.

     

1st Annual MLK Community Festival-Houston/Humble

Press Release
Contact: 713-953-1633
Submitted by Administrator on Sunday, 29 December 2013
MLK Community Festival And Events Proudly Announces The 1st Annual MLK Community Festival On January 19, 2014.

13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition-Houston

Press Release
Contact: 713-953-1633
Submitted by Administrator on Saturday, 9 November 2013
Houston TX – Show Bands Of America Proudly Announces The 13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition On January 18, 2014.

 

2014 MLK Youth Parade And Battle Of The Bands Competition

Press Release
Contact: 713-953-1633
Submitted by Administrator on Sunday, 3 November 2013
The MLK Events-Midtown Houston Proudly Announces The 8Th Annual MLK Youth Parade And The 13Th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition On January 18, 2014.

 

713News Honored to be Part of the MLK Festivities

713News
Submitted by Administrator on Monday, 11 February 2013
As we celebrate Black History Month, a pivotal key figure is the iconic Martin Luther King Jr. who received a nobel peace for his efforts in the civil rights movement. 713News along with Houston's Voice was honored to be part of the MLK festivities in Houston.

2013 MLK Festivities

Your Thought Matters Newspaper
View PDF of page 1, 22 & 23

Youth Parade Kicks-Off MLK Festivities

713News
Submitted by Administrator on Monday, 21 January 2013

The 7th Annual Martin Luther King Youth Parade kicked-off in midtown Houston followed by The Battle of the Bands at Butler Stadium. Both events are held to honor the legacy of the iconic civil rights leader. 713News' Cyndi Garcia and Mr. Instrumentalist were emcees of the festivities. The youth is held separately from the grand parade which takes place on Martin Luther King Day.

PREVIEW--MLK Youth Parade & Battle of The Bands
713News
Submitted by Administrator on Saturday, 19 January 2013

The Martin Luther King Youth Parade kicked off in midtown Houston followed by The Battle of the Bands at Butler Stadium. Full Story Coming Soon...

 


2012



18th Annual MLK Grande Parade

Houston Style Magazine
Submitted by Vicky Pink on Friday, 20 January 2012

On Monday, January 16, 2012, Houston Style Magazine was on hand at the Annual MLK Grande Parade. The parade, that is now in its eighteen year, originated in Mid-Town. Serving as Grand Marshals were Palmer Williams, Jr. of Tyler Perry Productions and Curly Neal of the Original Harlem Globetrotters. Read More...



KPRC Local 2 Launches First Ever Anti-Bully Boot Camp

KPRC - Channel 2, Houston, Texas
July 26, 2010

KPRC Local 2 is teaming with the Houston Independent School District, the Anti Defamation League, the Houston Texans, and other community partners for a first of its kind Anti-Bully Boot Camp, Thursday, August 12 through Saturday, August 14, 2010, at the Children's Museum of Houston. Read More...



United States: Falun Dafa Practitioners Participate in Martin Luther King Day Parade in Houston

ClearHarmony Net
January 26, 2010

On January 18th, 2010, to memorialise civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the MLK Parade Foundation of Houston organised a grand parade in downtown Houston. About 25,000 people participated in the parade. Falun Dafa practitioners, who were taking part for the fourth year, were the only Chinese group in the parade. Read More...



The Parade Worth Seeing

Business Pros Newspaper
January 19, 2009

Anticipation launches when USMC F-188 Jets soar through the air at 9:59 a.m., followed by multicultural musical groups, co-grand marshals, honorees, dignitaries, celebrities, pageant beauties, fly rydes, and professionally crafted thematic floats from Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas. At the end of the three-hour celebration, everyone attending and participating will see cultural diversity is America's strength and not her weakness and all have more things in common than differences. Read More...



Congressman Al Green participates in the MLK parade in downtown Houston

NewsWireHouston.com
January 18, 2010

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Astros take part in Houston's MLK parade

Astros.com/MLB.com
January 18, 2010

HOUSTON -- Enos Cabell remembers a time when he wasn't allowed to stay in the same hotel with his white teammates when he was a player in the Minor Leagues. Cabell and his fellow African-American teammates would get dropped off a few blocks away at a different hotel before the bus proceeded to the team hotel. Read More...

9th Annual MLK Youth Parade

Date: January 17, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Midtown Houston
Place: Parade Originates On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street

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14th Annual Battle of the Bands Competition*

Date: January 17, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: TBD

* Immediately following the 9th Annual MLK Youth Parade

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21st Annual MLK Grande Parade

Date: January 19, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Midtown Houston

Place: Parade Originates On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street

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