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that continues to grow. “Off the top of my head, I believe we are at 70 [entries]”, Williams says. “We have some AMAZING TEAMS coming to participate in the parade as well as the Drill Team Competition at East High School later that night.” This year’s parade proudly presents four parade Grand Marshals: longtime civil rights activist and social justice warrior Mrs. Anna Mae Weems; Waterloo Schools Associate Superintendent, Dr. Stephanie Mohorne; Associate Pastor Chassidi Martin, co- founder and co-Executive Director of Royal Legacy Christian Academy; and Iowa House District 62 State Representative, Mr. Ras Smith. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of East 4th and Donald Streets; move south on East 4th Street to Sumner St; travel up Sumner St. to Beech St.; take a right on Beech St.; turn left onto Oneida St.; and end at Ferguson Field, where the North End Arts & Music Festival will be held. Immediately following the KBBG Parade, the 11th North End Arts & Music Fest presents its free, family-friendly, community-wide celebration of music, arts, and culture. The Fest was initially conceived as a venue where local artists could present their I am Chaveevah Ferguson, I thank everyone who participated in the East -End Weekend for having SOUL! , Oct. 2019 • The Soultown International Magazine • Celebrating 2 years • Connecting Our Cultures to Our Cyber & Conscious Communities • 15