MATTAPAN (CBS) — Bright costumes, vibrant dancing, the mix of French and English, and Haitian pride swept up Blue Hill Ave. on Sunday.
“I’m here to support my people, and Haitian flag day,” one parade-goer told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.READ MORE: 9 Injured At Back Bay MBTA Station After Escalator Malfunction
More than 200 local organizations, schools and businesses from all over New England participated in the event.READ MORE: First Afghan Refugees Arrive In Massachusetts
Notables who marched in the parade included Mayor Martin Walsh, State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, and Former State Representative Marie St. Fleur.MORE NEWS: Gas Leak In Lawrence Forces More Than 100 People Out Of Nearby Buildings
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karyn Regal reports