On Saturday, June 2, hundreds and hundreds of Newarkers and visitors gathered to celebrate the new Essex County Riverfront Park with style.
The Malcolm X. Shabazz ROTC & Marching Band led the Walk to the Water into the park.
Two trumpets and a drum performed the National Anthem and famed historian of Newark Dr. Clement A. Price reflected on the meaning of the day.
Capoeira demonstration by Grupo Liberdade de Capoeira and drum circle led by Joni Wellness.
Double Dutch! and then poet Elijah Brown shuts it down