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West Indian Day Parade

67 People Were Shot In NYC This Weekend [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York

A violent Labor Day weekend in New York City, in which a total of 48 67 people were shot, [UPDATE: The NYPD now confirms 67 people were shot in violen...

PHOTOS: West Indian Day Parade Marred By Violence

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A shooting a few blocks off the route of the annual West Indian Day Parade on Monday night left a police officer wounded and a perso...

Parading Through The Summer: A Look At 2011's Carnivals And Bacchanals

Posted 11.05.2011 | Black Voices

The West Indian Day Parade, an annual Labor Day tradition in New York City, brings millions of people out in Brooklyn to play mas and to revel. The b...

West Indian Day Parade

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

The parade has become a cultural touchstone for people from the Caribbean and many others. It reflects some of the deepest needs of people to feel collective joy.

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Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Tens of thousands of revelers gathered in Brooklyn to celebrate Caribbean culture Monday at the West Indian American Day Parade, as bright...

J'Ouvert: The Pre-Dawn West Indies Parade Pre-Party (PHOTOS)

Weiner | David | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While many New Yorkers are aware of Monday's West Indian Day Parade, most have no knowledge of the pre-dawn, pre-parade party called "J'ouvert." Th...