Bud Billiken Parade royal court announced

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Bud Billiken Parade royal court chosen
The 2016 Bud Billiken Parade's king, queen, princess, lady and lord were announced Sunday.
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Bud Billiken Parade is less than a week away and the royal court for the back-to-school event has been chosen.

The king, queen, prince, princess, lady and lord were announced Sunday afternoon at the DuSable Museum of African American History.

The court was chosen based on academics and extracurricular activities.

Karen Jordan was the emcee for the coronation event.

ABC7 is the only TV station broadcasting the parade.

Watch live coverage Sat., Aug. 13, beginning at 9 a.m.