CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s the nation’s largest and longest-running African American parade – and it’s taking off Saturday in Chicago.
It’s the Bud Billiken Parade.READ MORE: Illinois COVID-19: State Reports 1,248 More Cases, 24 Additional Deaths
This year’s event celebrates “90 Years of Excellence” on the streets of Bronzeville.READ MORE: Two Chicago Police Officers Shot On South Lawndale Released From Hospital
To mark the milestone, TV and film star Lil Rel Howery will serve as Grand Marshal. Musicians, politicians, media moguls and many more will join families honoring heritage, just ahead of the new school year.MORE NEWS: 13-Year-Old Boy Riding Bicycle Critically Wounded In Shooting
Saturday’s parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at Oakwood Boulevard and King Drive.