Charleston honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with downtown parade

Charleston honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with downtown parade

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - People all across the country are pausing to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday that honors the Civil Rights leader.

On Monday, hundreds of people turned out in downtown Charleston for the city's annual parade honoring King

The MLK Holiday Parade started at 11 a.m. and included 150 segments made up of marching bands and floats from local businesses, churches, and civic groups.

Tommy Baker of Baker Motor Company served as Grand Marshal.

A Youth Speakout and Poetry Slam immediately followed the parade at the College of Charleston Science Center Auditorium,

For more on the parade, click here.

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