San Diego celebrates 39th Annual MLK Jr. Parade

San Diego (KUSI) – The father of the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would’ve been 90 years old this year.

Thousands of San Diegans showed up at the 39th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade to continue the legacy of MLK.

This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..

The parade is filled with dazzling floats, phenomenal High School Bands, Drill Teams, College, Fraternities & Sororities, Churches, Peace and Youth organizations.

This parade is coordinated by the Zeta Sigma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the oldest African American fraternity in America, founded in 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Dr. King was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha.

 

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