Mesa's MLK Day Parade had marching bands, floats and lots of happy faces.
Marching bands, floats and smiling faces lined streets in Mesa for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade.
Mesa City Councilman Chris Glover is this year's Grand Marshal and says its about the community coming together to honor Dr. King. "I am very excited to see so many members of our community coming to take part in such a great event," said Gover. Three words that discribe the parade to him are love, unity and respect.
Thousands of people were in attendence along Mesa streets to watch the parade. A woman named Johari was in the crowd and loved what she saw. "A lot of people trying to make positive change."
Streets were closed in Mesa for the MLK Day Parade but were reopened by afternoon.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 83th birthday was last Tuesday.
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