So. Fla. honors MLK day
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- South Floridians came together to honor and celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Decades later, children still repeat Martin Luther King, Jr.'s words. "He had a dream that black people and white people will go to school together and have peace," said Zaire Brown. "And people can have all the fun they want with each other."
There was plenty of fun at the Martin Luther King Junior parade that traveled on Northwest 54th Street in Liberty City, Monday morning.
High school bands, emergency responders and plenty of food, all to honor a man who forever changed the country. "He didn't fight for just only for black people, he fought for everybody and he gave his life fighting for everybody," said Dolores Hopkins who attended the parade.
People in Pompano Beach attended a parade to honor King. In Fort Lauderdale, the YMCA planted trees in the civil rights leaders honor to beautify a neighborhood. "So a lot of really uplifting and having a happy looking environment," said Juliet Roulhac.
It was a national holiday to remember the man who dedicated his life to bring equal rights to all. "Thank you Martin Luther King," said parade goers.
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