41st Original MLK Parade Press Conference

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Photography by Vicky Pink - Mayor Sylvester Turner was proud to announce that the city of Houston would give its full backing behind one Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in partnership with the Black Heritage Society. This year’s parade will be extra special since the passing of Black Heritage Society founder Ovide Duncantell. Some in attendance were Congressman Al Green, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Rev. William A. Lawson, Bishop James Dixon, Commissioners Rodney Ellis, and Adrian Garcia, and City Council members Dwight Boykins and Amanda Edwards.