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Parade, activities set for Monday
Downtown festivities to begin at 2 p.m.
MLK Parade File Web
Even chilly temperatures did not dampen the spectators' enthusiasm during the 2011 Martin Luther King Day Parade. The 2012 parade is set for Monday.
Monday marks the national day of observance for civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. and Statesboro residents will celebrate the hero in traditional fashion.The Bulloch County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will again host an annual parade downtown and sponsor two days of activities beginning this weekend. The celebration will kick off with the MLK Prayer Breakfast Saturday at 7:30 a.m. in the sanctuary of St. Matthews Catholic Church. Alvie Coes will serve as keynote speaker for the breakfast.
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