NBC4 Anchor Michael Brownlee and Reporter Beverly White joined by several members of the Black Professional Alliance, an employee resource group at NBCUniversal.
NBC4 joined the celebration to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 20, 24014. Anchor Michael Brownlee and Reporter Beverly White participated in the parade and greeted thousands of people who lined the streets of South Los Angeles at the 29th annual Kingdom Day Parade that kicked off in the Crenshaw District.
Grand Marshal Mayor Eric Garcetti was joined by many public officials, including Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck, City Attorney Mike Feuer, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Reps. Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles, Janice Hahn, D- San Pedro, and Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles, and Councilmen Bernard Parks, Curren Price and Herb Wesson.
The theme of this year's parade, which began at 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Western Avenue, was "Ain't Gonna' Let Nobody Turn Us 'Round."
NBC4 reported directly from the event - watch here.