2018 Kingdom Day Parade – a few images


[Los Angeles, CA]   Known as a great city in a huge desert people can count on Los Angeles to offer dry weather.  Such was the case as the nation commemorated Rev., Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on Monday, January 15th.

Organizers of the Kingdom Day Parade delivered another great event which was well received by the community.  In addition to the hundreds of thousands who lined MLK boulevard to see the event live, over 3 million watched on local channel 7 affiliate, KABC-TV.

 

Here are a few images from the successful parade.

 

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VIDEO RECAP OF PARADE

http://abc7.com/video/embed/?pid=2948870


The next big event honoring Dr. King will be the 50th Commemoration of his assassination

Los Angeles prepares to lead the way celebrating Dr. King


In just a few days the nation will be honoring the birthday of Rev., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.    On Monday, January 15th in what would have been the 89th birthday of Dr. King, Los Angeles will once again be a leading city as it showcases its 33rd Kingdom Parade.  Actually, starting in 1981 in San Diego, the parade was morphed into the Kingdom Day Parade in 1985.  In addition to the hundreds of thousands who will be lining MLK Blvd., nearly 3 million are expected to watch the parade as KABC-TV will once again broadcast the parade live starting at 11:00am.

 

2018 is a special year when Dr. King’s name is mentioned, as it marks the 50th commemoration of his assassination and many are planning to be in Memphis on April 4th to pay their respect.

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To recognize the significance of the Kingdom Day Parade, Senator Kamala Harris will be the Grand Marshall.  Her selection has been met with enthusiasm as many view her as a dynamic politic figure worthy of honoring Dr. King.

United States Senator Kamala Harris – 2018 Kingdom Day Parade Grand Marshall

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