Residents celebrate African heritage at African Diaspora Parade at Saint Mary’s Park

Bronx residents celebrated their heritage today at the African Diaspora Parade in Saint Mary's Park.

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THE BRONX - Bronx residents celebrated their heritage today at the African Diaspora Parade in Saint Mary's Park.

The parade celebrated people of many cultures, from the Caribbean to South America to continental African countries.

The festivities featured performers in traditional dress, as well as cultural music.

Organizers say that the purpose of the event was to connect all cultures that have been impacted by centuries of African migration, and to bring people together.
 

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