Photos from the Kingdom Day Parade, the Freedom Fest, and MLK Jr. Day Celebration at the California African American Museum.
Kingdom Day Parade and Freedom Fest photos by Jason Lewis. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the California African American Museum photos by Amir Medina.
Kingdom Day Parade
Senator Kamala Harris takes a photo with a community member. Harris was the Grand Marshal of the parade, and she met with several people in the crowd.
Siblings Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Jussie Smollett. The TIME’S UP shirts that they wore represents a unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere. TIME’S UP addresses the systemic inequality and injustice in the workplace that have kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential.
A member of the Louisiana to Los Angeles Organizing Committee.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas marching with his wife Avis.
LAUSD All-District High School Honor Band
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti with members of the Mayor’s Youth Council.
Congress member Karen Bass, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price.
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member of, perform during the parade.
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Los Angeles Police Department officers.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., marched together.
Los Angeles Metro' 1950s replica of the bus that Rosa Parks was on when she refused to give her seat up.
City Language Immersion Charter.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters greets local residents.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Trinity Baptist Church.
Dorsey High School Marching Band & Drill Team.
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Tommy the Clown and a member of the Hip Hop Clowns perform in front of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.
Community Coalition marchers in front of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.
Members of Nappywood.
A local resident rides a custom bicycle at the end of the parade route.
Freedom Fest in Leimert Park, hosted by Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr.
Artist Mohammed Mubarak paints a portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A child has her face painted at the Tommy the Clown booth.
Children in front of the Vision Theatre speak about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
People stepped inside Art + Practice to see the current exhibit.
Degnan Avenue was packed during the festival.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the California African American Museum.
CAAM celebrated the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with a full day of art and activities.