Floats and bands march to celebrate MLK Day in 38th annual York parade


The Western York County NAACP honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 38th annual MLK Day parade in downtown York. The official holiday celebrating King’s birthday is Monday.

In 2017, the Western York County NAACP was recognized by the South Carolina General Assembly for founding the oldest continuous MLK parade in the state.

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