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Parade celebrates Juneteenth in Whiteville

Onlookers watch the Juneteenth parade Friday afternoon in front of the DREAM Center in Whiteville. Staff photo by Justin Smith
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People gathered on Martin Luther King Avenue in Whiteville Friday afternoon for a parade celebrating Juneteenth. In the photos below, a crowd assembled near the DREAM Center to watch the parade. Actor Joshua Shipman served as the parade marshal. The parade kicked off a weekend-long celebration for the June 19 holiday.

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