MLK march in New Smyrna Beach: Young and old; black and white
Photos for NSB News by Angela Carter / Some 200 people cross the Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. Bridge over U.S. 1 from the West Side to downtown New Smyrna Beach on Monday in honor of the MLK holiday. Some rode their bikes like 3-year-old cousins Miley Jackson and Kirsten Jackson.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Young and old. Black and white. People walked shoulder to shoulder Monday in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
About 200 people took part in the mid-morning march from the West Side, across the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge over U.S. 1 and into the downtown. They settled at Old Fort Park for song, prayer and inspirational speeches.
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