Baltimore's 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will be led by some notable faces this year.

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts has appointed Ravens running back Justin Forsett and actress Sonja Sohn, best known for her role as Kima in HBO’s Baltimore-based drama “The Wire,” as the parade’s grand marshals. Sohn is also CEO and founder of Baltimore nonprofit ReWired for Change, which aims to improve the lives of at-risk youth and communities in underserved areas.
The annual parade honoring King will begin at noon Monday at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Eutaw Street with local singer Navasha Daya's rendition of the national anthem.
More than 50 groups, including high school and community bands, color guards, and dance groups, will participate in the parade with performances and creative displays. Organizations such as NAACP will join them with colorful floats in aims of honoring King.

The parade will travel south down Martin Luther King Boulevard to Baltimore Street. There will also be a viewing stand at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Franklin Street.

The parade will finish at Baltimore Street at 2 p.m.
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