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Oakland’s ultimate family reunion: The fifth annual Black Joy Parade offers something for everyone

With Omicron cases on the decline and the loosening of mask-wearing restrictions on the incline, the timing seems right for a community to come together and celebrate. And that’s exactly the intention behind the Black Joy Parade — a free-to-the-public event that proudly showcases Black experiences, history and culture — starting at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.