Thousands of people turned out for the annual Bud Billiken Parade Saturday, a day to celebrate the start-up of
school with dancers, marching bands, political floats and outdoor grilling.
Only this year -- for the first time that anyone could remember in the event’s 85-year history,
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the shooting of two teenagers just off the parade's main route sent some families running for cover
and left others angry that this longtime African-American tradition had been violated.
SOURCE: CHICAGO TRIBUNE