Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in Miami

  • From left, Kaniya Morley, 8, Jasmine Morley, 8, Asaria Adside, 9, and Aura Matthew, 9, all wear commemorative Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shirts while riding on the parade route. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Shakeria Williams, left, can’t help spraying paraders with silly string as she and her family attends the parade. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Hialeah police cadets march west on 54th Street during the parade. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Police’s mounted police force enter the parade on 12th Avenue and 54th Street. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Cassandra Goodgame, 37, breaks into dance while listening to the music of the Mays Conservatory of the Arts. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A tuba player for the Edison Red Raiders marching band wears his Miami Heat sunglasses while performing in the parade. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Florida State Trooper Joe M. Sanchez waves to the crowd while driving an antique patrol car. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Miami Northwestern cheerleading squad performs for the crowd. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, center, stands on a fire truck along with other fire officials. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Northwestern band member Patrick Boynton leads the group in its performance. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Northwestern band member Patrick Boynton leads the group in its performance. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Miami Northwestern band member Patrick Boynton leads the group in its performance. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Alexandra Ragoonan, 19, fixes her headdress while participating in the parade. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Sybrina Fulton, left, activist and mother of slain Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin, waves to a cheering crowd as she rides in the parade. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Northwestern teacher and fraternity brother Anthony Stuart steps with other members of Alpha Phi Alpha's Delta Psi chapter. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Northwestern teacher and fraternity brother Anthony Stuart reaches out to the crowd after performing with fellow members of Alpha Phi Alpha's Delta Psi chapter. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Members of Alpha Phi Alpha's Delta Psi chapter join arms as they perform a step routine for parade goers. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Northwestern teacher and fraternity brother Anthony Stuart left, steps with other members of Alpha Phi Alpha’s Delta Psi chapter. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Members of Alpha Phi Alpha's Delta Psi chapter perform a step routine for parade goers. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Members of the Haitian League for Human Rights march during the parade. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade brought together Miami-Dade to celebrate and honor King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. CARL JUSTE / MIAMI HERALD STAFF