Tuesday, May 20, 2008



LEFT: Some supporters (check out the blonde!) RIGHT: Ghost Doggs Motorcyle Club.

LEFT: Sigma Gamma Rho ABOVE RIGHT: Kappa Alpha Psi RIGHT: Alpha Kappa Alpha

LEFT: The scene where the unfortunate shooting an fighting took place. The police quelled the matter and the parade resumed.

RIGHT: Tour St. Louis Trolley.

LEFT: The Nameoki Village Marine and BELOW RIGHt: 21st Century Bass Club

Brittany Woods

More than 100,000 spectators attended the Parade, a record for the annual event.

Brittany Woods Pom Pon Girls

Veteran broadcast journalist and Annie Malone board member Mary Cannon was part of the co-hosting duties of the Parade.

A lil girl part of the parade hammin it up.

Pine Lawn Mayor Sylvester Caldwell

Pine Lawn kids.

Riverview Gardens High School.

Riverview Gardens won best Drum and Bugle Corps, mainly from their colorful outfits.

Royal Touch Custom Cars

Royal Touch member showed off his trophy he won for the biggest rims, 30 inches to be exact.

A White Tigers Performance group member. The group was from Kansas City.

Annie Malone CEO Richard King got interviewed by STL-TV.

Arrowpoint Elementary/Hazelwood District

Arrowpoint and Hazelwood won Best Drill Team.

A St Louis event would not be complete without the Rose Man, whos van was part of of the Parade as well.

Missouri History Museum promoted Katherine Dunham's exhibit in the fall.

The Dunham dancers.

The Crunk Team

STl jazz hornist Readus Miller was trying to catch his grip after performing!

The Missouri Steppers

Missouri State Treasurer hopeful Andria Simckes and husband.

The Over The Hill Druill Team from Omaha Nebraska made an impression at the Parade. They came in second in the judging.

University City Drill Team

Michael's Catering's float came in second.

These youngsters were the entourage for........

100.3 the Beat as personalities such as Dj Quinn (on top of car in black shirt) got their parade on.

GCB Promotions were also part of the Beat crew.

100.3 The Beat's Hypeman
Dwight Stone was all smiles at the Parade.

GCB's doin the Souljah Boy.

Midwest Summit

Smarty the Squirrel

The Parade scene. Close to 200 participants were in the Parade.

Mo. State Rep hopeful Rev. James Morris and crew.

Sisters from the STL/SIC Ruff Ryders

Harmony Health Plan's Tina Gallagher with its mascot.

Kustom Corvette's won Best Automobile

Youngsters got to get their candy on!

Forthcoming paraders.

A member of the Money Bound Crunk Crew
and her red and black on....her head!

The Celebrate St. Louis won Best Float.

St. Lousi Childrens' Hospital workers including these two kiddies dressed in doctor and nurse uniforms. Awwwwwwwwwwww.

A skater boi from the STL Rollers

STL Roller Float

During the Parade, Ms. Banks received an award from the Annie Malone organziation for her dedication and service to the group.

State Rep Rodney Hubbard's van. He's running for State Senator in November.

Hubbard spoke with Ms. Banks.

Hubbard grabbed a mike and spoke to the crowd about voting for him.

Omega Psi Phi. If you look in the center at the guy in the white tee, that is FREE TIME's Roy Robinson gettin his step on!.

Delta Sigma Theta

EXquisite Fashions

Stepping Our Way Into College Drill team

Confluence Academy. Their float came in third.

This man and his dog walked all the way from Long Beach, Cali. His mission was to travel to the White House!

The Jesus van.

The Alpha Phi Alpha Big Brothers.

Alpha Phi Alpha

Phi Beta Sigma. Zeta Phi beta was behind them.

Check out the brotha with this straw hat and golden beads!

Folk up on the Parade judging stage. Ms. Banks passed out pinwheels to the kids. The pinwheels were passed out to the crowd as well.

Girls Inc.

Roosevelt High

Check out Ms. Rochelle Lane and her ponytail. Work it girl!

Hyde Park and Pagedale repped in the Parade.

Academy of Beauty was in the house.

Some of the Academy's beauticians and crew. Check out sista with the green and black mohawk!

Check out this Custom Limo!


After the above pic, OUTTOWN began their trek East of Market to Kiener Plaza for the May Day Blues Fest. But before we got therre, we took some shots of the crowd.

Hustle and bustle

Check the brotha with his two dogs!

More of the crowd baricaded for the Parade.

The Parade turned onto 7th Street and Chestnut near Kiener Plaza. Hey we know the guy on the left, but cant think of his name. LOL.

More folk near Kiener Plaza

Kiener Plaza.


1 comment:

Ms STL said...

Great post and I love the pic of the kids playing by the water at Kiener Plaza

One Correction - The State Senate Election is AUGUST 5TH