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West Indian Day Parade

The Labor Day Parade (or West Indian Carnival) is an annual celebration held on American Labor Day (the first Monday in September) in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York.

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Celebrating the beautiful & vibrant cultures of the West Indies at the West Indian Day Parade along Eastern Parkway!
Brooklyn's J’Ouvert festival moved to daylight hours before West Indian Day Parade:
Hicks: what's the West Indian day parade thing before it ? , Oh, Thunderdome I think it's called
He's used to the violence in his West Indian day parade
Revelers with Haitian flags at the West Indian Day Parade on Eastern… |
I wanna go to ny again , last year i only half way went to the West Indian day parade cuz *** was boo loving smh
I asked when the West Indian day parade was and it's in September 😭 that's to far away . Last time I went I had so much fun!
when will Anthony Weiner be charged for that accent he used during the West Indian Day Parade
2 shot to death at carnival before NY West Indian Day Parade - Bryan-College Station Eagle
Don't sleep on that West Indian Day Parade tho ! 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Resident: PR day parade &West Indian day parade cost the city money, where do we draw the line? I choose police & firefighters over parades.
According to this story, West Indian parade does allow LGBT groups
Put it this way. Wherever there's a PR day parade, there's a West Indian one. I can't think of a city where one exists without the other.
In Park Slope Mothers Day is celebrated with the intensity of the West Indian Day parade
Why does the New York Post continue to slander the West Indian Day Parade, maybe a Law Suit should be filed for thei…
I added a video to a playlist The Festive 2015 West Indian Day Parade
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It was a beautiful Labor Day for the annual festive West Indian Day Parade on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015.…
Violence preceding the West Indian Day Parade in New York leaves one man dead and a top aide to the state governor fightin…
Funeral held for Carey Gabay, Cuomo aide shot before West Indian Day Parade in ... - WABC-TV
Sad update. Cuomo aide shot in head before West Indian Day Parade is brain dead, governor says http:…
New York — Gunshots rang out at the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn. NY Governor Cuomo’s first deputy counsel,...
New York Governor's staffer shot in the head at New York's West Indian Day Parade
New York: Governor's top aide Carey Gabey shot in the head by stray bullet at West Indian Day Parade via #
Surveying today's West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn from the air, ensuring all have a safe & fun festival.
Another man stabbed to death ahead of West Indian Day Parade...
Missing the West Indian day parade 2day.
Home care workers march in West Indian Day Parade in Hartford CT.
"make sure you wear shoes you can run in." - my mom to me while getting dressed for the West Indian Day Parade.
West Indian Day Parade kicking off in 10 minutes!
Really wish Jay was here so I can take her to her first West Indian Day Parade 😒
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I kinda wanna go to the West Indian Parade too 👀 let me buy an outfit for the day just incase 😊
Come to to watch the West Indian Day Parade.
Off to the West Indian Day Parade with my friends!
Not turning up until the West Indian day parade & my birthday ☺️😇
Might gotta fade going to the West Indian Day Parade 😌 find me a lil Rihanna
I'm gonna be in the West Indian day parade this year idc idc 😂👏🏾
Wish I was in Hartford now, for the West Indian day parade on the 8th
Thinking about how LITTT ima be at the West Indian Day Parade next month
West Indian Day Parade is right around the corner... I actually might go this year
tomorrow and the West Indian parade the next day good way to turn ya weekend all the way up
Somebody please take me to NYC next month say EyE can go to the West Indian Day Parade
same way the West Indian Day Parade is vilified in NYC but doesn't have more crime than any other national parade but more police
Can't wait till the West Indian day parade 😍
I can't wait for West Indian day parade in Brooklyn this year 🇺🇸🇯🇲 🙌🏾
I really wanna go to the West Indian day parade.. I feel like not enough of us go to represent and its only Jamaicans and Haitians going
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yeah I mean there's nothing like the Caribbean but the West Indian Labor Day parade gives a good taste.got tix
West Indian Labor Day weekend parade in NY is gonna be too dope
I cannot wait for this year's West Indian Day Parade. Imma act a fool this year!
I really can't wait til the West Indian Day parade ... we gone be lit
Kadooment Day parade is the climax of Crop Over festival, a West Indian celebration marking the end of the sugar-cane harvest.
is it true that beanie man is performing at the West Indian day parade?!? the '12 year old CAMS' me geeked out!!
Kinda wanna hit this West Indian day parade in NYC Labor Day weekend 🌚
I pray every year that the West Indian Day parade gets cancelled
Can't wait for the West Indian day parade 😁
You haven't fully experienced the West Indian day parade unless you've gone to Jouvert AND the parade. The greatest experience of my life 😩
lmaooo we never have these problems at the West Indian day parade.
The West Indian American Carnival Association the organization which hosts the annual Labor Day Parade in Brooklyn,
there's a West Indian day parade in New York In September though
Can't wait for West Indian Labor Day parade
Help bring Wukkout!® to the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn! You can participate too!
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We taking you to the West Indian Day Parade again we ready
Why is it people on the Mobay flights always look normal & on the Kingston flights look like New York West Indian Day Parade? 😧
An author discusses why Caribbean women's sexual agency is often challenged at the West Indian Day Parade.
NYC cops make racist comments about West Indian Day Parade attendees
Monday morning, I walked over to Eastern Parkway and Nostrand Ave. in Brooklyn, and situated myself in order to get some images of the West Indian Day Parade---just in case you missed it! :) A Brief History of Carnival "Carnival in the Caribbean has a complicated birthright, tied as it is to colonialism, religious conversion, and ultimately freedom and celebration. The festival originated with Italian Catholics in Europe, later spreading to the French and Spanish, who brought the pre-Lenten tradition when they settled (and brought slaves to) Trinidad, Dominica, Haiti, Martinique, and other islands. The word Carnival itself is thought to mean "farewell to meat" or "farewell to flesh," the former referencing the Catholic practice of abstaining from red meat from Ash Wednesday until Easter. The latter explanation, while possibly apocryphal, is said to be emblematic of the sensuous abandon that came to define the Caribbean celebration of the holiday. Historians believe the first "modern" Caribbean Carnival to ...
Machel Montano was at the West Indian Day Parade. I wasn't. :;(
Photos from the West Indian Day Parade in New York City held on September 1,
This thing is HUGE via faiith07 at the West Indian Day Parade
.Can't take down? Guess he never read David and Goliath :)
Hanging out with the & at the West Indian Day parade,thanks for the support
From parades to barbecues, a Labor of love - USA TODAY
So nobody got shot in the West Indian day parade !?!?!? That's shocking in a good way
BREAKING: De Blasio family gets into spirit of West Indian Day Parade with festive garb - N...
Thank you to all our supporters who marched with us at the West Indian Day Parade. Election Day is only...
Cuomo v. Teachout, Hochul v. Wu, on WNYC at the parade.
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Man and woman shot hours before West Indian Day Parade
West Indian Day Parade. Everyone wants a selfie with -- the woman who is shaking up NY politics: http:…
Here are a bunch of dazzling pictures from New York’s West Indian Day Parade
Day of violence every year From parades to barbecues, a Labor of love via
VIDEO: New York City's West Indian Day Parade celebrates the islands with music and elaborate costumes:
New York (AP) — Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway.
Haiti was definitely in attendance at the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn Today
Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.
It was a feast for the senses at the annual West Indian Day Parade as colorful floats, extravagant costumes, politicians and merrymakers marched through the streets of Brooklyn on Sept. 1, 2014.
What a great weekend before my 33rd Birthday, tomorrow! When to New York, Friday night when to LQ club in Manhattan and "Turn UP" with all my Virgos (free to get in the club and drinks)! Saturday night when to Club Perfections in Queens (just look it up) had a blast! Sunday night when to Sky Room NYC and just chill with the grown and sexy and afterwards was in Brooklyn for a Block Party for the West Indian Day Parade Celebration! Now back in Ft. Lee, Va. to finish my last three day and graduate SLC and head to my next chapter in my book, Ft. Stewart and my kids.
Police reported multiple shootings -- one of them deadly -- near the route of the West Indian Day Parade
Haven't heard about Mas Weiner at the West Indian Day Parade this year. Him soon come?
BROOKLYN (PIX11) - The West Indian Day Parade kicked off on Labor Day Monday in 2014, and people flocked to the parade route early to get the best view of the elaborate, colorful costumes and float...
Enjoyed myself at the West Indian day parade with my baby
By Jessica Plautz The annual West Indian Day Parade kicked off Monday in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The parade is the culmination of the West Indian American carnival, a multi-day event that celebrates Caribbean and South American heritage representing several countries including Haiti, Barbados, Jamaica, Guyana and Belize. The carnival has …
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NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying
West Indian day parade, one people many nations.
So I had a great day with family at the West Indian Day parade today where somebody decided it's a great idea to bring a snake to a parade...what happens? The snake lashes out & caught this girl in her shirt. Took 10 mins & two people to get the snake loose. Guess the Garden wasn't enough to teach us about snakes lol.
West Indian Day Parade steps off amid shootings
Zephyr Teachout greeting the crowd at the West Indian Day Parade.
At least five people were shot, one fatally, near the route of Brooklyn’s West Indian Day Parade in a string of early morning shootings Monday.
Carnival time in New York -- but is the West Indian Day Parade being slowly shut down?
The calm before the mayhem. West Indian Day Parade is about to hit my neighborhood.
I wish I could be at the West Indian Day Parade...
Still debating about going into Brooklyn for the West Indian Day Parade. It looks like rain. I saw this couple who were heading out there. They looked so cute.
West Indian Day Parade... this is hard work
New York (AP) -- New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says a suspect is in custody in a fatal shooting that occurred hours before the start of the nearby West Indian Day Parade. Bratton says a "career criminal" opened fire early Sunday on a ...
West Indian Day Parade again! Colors, nutcrackers and loads of skin
My kids love both sides to their heritage. We would love to be in NYC jumpin up at the West Indian Day Parade. But we set our on traditions this Labor Day. Fried dumplings & saltfish for breakfast and my famous lol Bebe's Seafood Boil... Shrimp, smoked & fresh turkey necks, yez hamhocks baby ;) sausage, green onions, corn on the cob, & butter butter butter!!!
The West Indian Day Parade isn't the same anymore I guess if I was still the person I was in the past I would enjoy it but someone is always getting injured by unnecessary violence I'm going to stay home mek some saltfish & dumpling,and just bill
don't know but the West Indian Day Parade is always on Labor Day and it's on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn
So im hearing the PR/DR parade is jumpin, : /... mahnn The West Indian Day Parade better be FIYA, we dont play NO GAMES
Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio performs a dance with his wife Chirlane McCray and his son Dante (left) as they participate at the city's annual West Indian Day Parade along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn on Sept. 2, 2013.
I cannot with Anthony Weiner at the West Indian Day Parade.
Almost a million gather for West Indian Day Parade.
Anthony Weiner really had white people waving the Guyanese flag on a float at the West Indian Day Parade sounding like Naya George. OKAY.
White men will do some wild things for that coveted Black vote---> Weiner West Indian Day Parade:
LAWD!! Did y'all see lickin shots at the West Indian Day Parade?!!
just saw his float at the West Indian Day Parade. That was not a euphemism.
District Leader of the 57th & my constituent laying it down at the West Indian Day Parade. h…
I'm at the West Indian Day Parade! These dudes are straight DISRESPECTFUL! But the women are still here and loving it! :/
The Anthony Weiner West Indian Day Parade...is there any place where you can just go to escape the madness?
I have seen the face of utter desolation, and it is Anthony Weiner trying to fit in at the West Indian Day Parade
"Weiner West Indian Day Parade" is absolutely everything I hoped it could be. And more.
Police officers gearing up for today's West Indian Day Parade @ Brooklyn Public Library
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Realizing that i can go to Made in America and still get back in time for Jouvert & the West Indian Day Parade. oh yes. my life = made
There's events in the summer. Plus the West Indian Day Parade etc.
Macy's at Kings Plaza Mall feels like the West Indian Day Parade
If a Mayan was at the West Indian Day Parade, you would think they were Trini.
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