Award-winning legendary radio host Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, was announced as the 2016 Annual Dallas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Grand Marshal. Throughout his almost 40-year career behind the microphone as one of the country’s top urban radio personalities, Joyner has been honored with countless awards and is accredited for many firsts.
The annual Dallas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will march down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Dallas on Monday, January 18 at 10am to begin the Dallas commemorative celebration on the national holiday marked to observe Dr. King’s birthday. Over 200,000 eager parade spectators are expected to line the parade route to see the parade with over 200 entries featuring some of North Texas’ top marching bands, floats, churches, community organizations, cartoon characters, elected officials, classic cars and much,much more.