The D.C. native and "Benjamin Button" actress is the Grand Marshall for Howard U's homecoming parade.
World peace and a college homecoming are taking over the streets today.
Yes, the Marine Corps Marathon is not the only event happening this weekend. Howard University's homecoming parade and the Race and Festival for World Peace are coming to the District's streets Saturday. Here are the road closures to watch out for...
From 10 a.m. to 12 noon, the parade will begin on 6th Street, NW on the Howard University campus and traffic will be restricted along its route on:
Howard's homecoming parade, featuring Grand Marshall Taraji P. Henson, is bringing musicians and actors from across the country to the District. Local personality Steve Harvey kicked off the festivities Friday.
Meanwhile, the Race and Festival for World Peace is underway and the following streets will be closed from until 5 p.m. today:
The finish line will feature a cultural festival with the music, art, and food from an array of countries, according to the race's website. About 1,000 people are expected to participate.
In addition, there will be rolling closures along the race route: