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MLK celebration on Monday
Downtown parade set for 2 p.m.
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Samone Waters, 14, of Johnson Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Portal celebrated while marching in the 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade in downtown Statesboro. This year's parade will kick off at 2 p.m. Monday.
With Monday approaching, communities throughout Bulloch County ready themselves for an annual celebration honoring a civil rights icon. The Bulloch County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will be the host for a slate of events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend, all culminating in the annual parade through downtown Statesboro. "Martin Luther King Jr. worked for equality for everyone," said Pearl Brown, president of the Bulloch NAACP. "I think that is still important today.
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