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A parade participant dressed in a traditional Caribbean outfit.

Finding belonging at the West Indian Day Parade

Also known as the Labor Day Parade, Brooklyn resumes West Indian Day festivities after a two year pause.
Sep 8, 2022

As a Jamaican American who lives in Brooklyn, I grew up listening to classic reggae music and soca. The return of the West Indian Day Parade, also known as the Labor Day Parade,...