Countdown To
2022 Negro Election Day
Holiday Celebration

Parade Date:  Saturday, July 16, 2022


Negro Election Day Parade

Negro Election Day Parade, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Tax-Exempt organization, and all funding is collected in the efforts to provide a phenomenal event for the community that celebrates Black Culture, Heritage & Legacy! Donations support is welcomed!



Celebrating 282 years of NEGRO ELECTION DAY, America's First Black Voting System.  

Our 2022 Negro Election Day Parade theme is “Black History Matters” and we will honor individuals that have contributed to the Black community in the field of Culture.

Join us for the 282nd year of Negro Election Day and our Negro Election Day Parade, July 16, 2022 at 12:00 noon EST!

March in the first Celebration of Negro Election Day Holiday Celebration

Parade Participants 2022

Negro Election Day King, Bernard McClamy

​Negro Election Day Queen, Constance Kirven

Grand Marshall
Parade Grand Marshall, Chief Lucas Miller

Flag Grand Marshall, Joy Kay

*Note:  Special thanks to Skittles Jeeps for their contribution of transportation for our Honorees and Grand Marshall.



MAMLEO - Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers
Boston Society of Vulcans, The (Firefighters Association)

Northshore Police Contribution
Salem Police Department - Officers in Full Uniform

Chief, Ruben Quesada and Swampscott Police Department

Peabody Police Honor Guard
Beverly Police Department
Lynn Police and Honor Guard

Essex County Sherriff Honor Guard







Northshore Firefighters Contribution

Salem Fire Department - Firefighters in Full Uniform







Atlantic Ambulance

Sports Team Contributions
New England Revolutionary Street Team and Mascot
Wally's Sister Tesse of the Boston Red Sox's and the Showcase Experience




Patriot Hits the Road - Mascot and Street



Candidates Running For Massachusetts Office

Dr. Tami Gouveia, C
andidate for Lieutenant Governor,
Eric Lesser, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor,
Domingo Dominguez Campaign for State Representative
Manny Cruz, Candidate for State Representative

Senator Joan Lovely, Candidate for State Senate of Essex County
Virginia Leigh Campaign for Essex Sherriff
James P. O'Shea Campaign for District Attorney Essex County

*Note:  Special Thanks To the Members Of the Salem City Council Who Are Coming To Support The Black Community Visiting and Residence Of The City

Members of the Salem City Council

Domingo Dominguez
Alice Merkle
Lev McClaim
Jeff Cohen

*Note:  Special Thanks To the Members Of the Salem City Council Who Are Coming To Support The Black Community Visiting and Residence Of The City


Hanscom Air Force Base (USAF)
U.S.S Constitution - Color Guard

United States Army 

Community Supporters

African American Salem Tour Group 
Salem Street University, 10-20 (Alumni, Students, Employees) Northshore Pride Origination 
Salem United Board Members 
National Parks Service'






Planned Parenthood
League of Women Voters

Final announcement on July 8th.

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2022 Grand Marshall

2022 Negro Election Day
Grand Marshall
Chief Lucas Miller

Police Chief of Salem MA since 2021.  What and honor it is to have him as our Parade Grand Marshall.  Since his arrival he has contributed to the success of Salem United, Inc. and we are proud to have him as one of our greatest supporters.


2022 QUEEN of parade

2022 Negro Election Day

Parade Flag Grand Marshall Joy Kay

Joy Kay is the daughter of Melvin Charles one of the designers of the Black American Heritage Flag of 1967. 

Since 2021 she has been a supporter of the history of what Negro Election Day stands for.  

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2022 QUEEN of parade

Introducing your 2022 Negro Election Day Queen- Constance Kirven

Connie currently serves on the board of directors at Destiny Molder’s Church of Boston and was
just featured in the Spring/Summer edition of Women Of Color magazine as one of a hundred
phenomenal women making a positive impact in her community. This mighty woman of God is
one of many Kingdom-minded female entrepreneurs using her influence to guide other women along in their own personal journey to greatness.

2022 King of parade

Introducing your 2022 Negro Election Day King - Bernard McClamy

I am a self-employed plumber with multiple trades who also enjoys teaching the next generation of young men and woman my skills.

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Parade Participation

Saturday - July 16, 2022

Parade Area:
11:30 a.m. – Set Up , Meet and Greet   
12:00 noon -  Parade Begins

12:00 - 1:30 Negro Election Day Parade


*Note:  Parade Route Begins:  Derby Street, National Parks Site,
                                                    turns on to Memorial Drive
                                                    down Restaurant Avenue

Parade Ends:  Fort Avenue and Winter Island