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LGBT organizations take part in Bud Billiken Parade
2018-08-16

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Facilities Center on Halsted and Howard Brown Health, among others, helped account for an LGBT presence at Chicago's largest parade.

The Bud Billiken Parade took place Aug. 11, on the South Side. As the largest African-American parade in the United States ( and the largest one in Chicago ), the parade has grown into an institution with generational participation across the country. The parade—which began Aug. 11, 1929—was intended to be a symbol of pride, happiness and hope, as well as represented unity in diversity for the children of Chicago.

This year's theme was "Back to School, Back to Work, Back to Life, Back to Bud," with an '80s/'90s-themed festival after the parade with plenty of food and games. The parade was routed south on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, through the historic Bronzeville neighborhood, into Washington Park.

Photos courtesy of Modesto Tico Valle


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