DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Tri-State Expo held its second annual Juneteenth parade in downtown Dothan.

The parade consisted of cars representing various organizations, marching bands, and participants dressed in African heritage clothing playing music and dancing — a tradition to commemorate the end of enslaved people over 100 years ago.

It was a lot of familiar faces in this year’s parade, Mayor Mark Saliba, the Gamba Warrior, and Grand Marshal for 2022 were House of Ruth Executive Director Angela Underwood and former tv news anchor Reginald Jones.