An honor guard from Mecca Temple #43, a unit of the Shriners - from left, Craig Wedley, Donald Scott, Edwin T. Felton, Sr., and Leo Holmes - kicks off the parade to start the 2nd Annual African-American Festival on Saturday. The festival was at Smith Park at Dorr Street and Lawrence Avenue in the central city.
Fifty-two groups took part as marchers wound their way through neighborhoods.
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