A joy ride down Harbor Drive on Sunday was a celebration of more than the civil rights laws made during the 1960s for the lead in the annual Martin Luther king Jr. Parade, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, and the dressed and decorated locals who marched in formation behind. The steps taken together told the watchers strung out along Harbor Drive from a block south of Grape Street to Pacific Highway, the man of honor made the creed of hope a daily walk.
Marching bands and government officers made their way down the drive at a pace strong enough to last from the start at 2 pm until the last step was made, later in the day, in peace.
Looking back on the King story lasted until before 5 pm. Politicians, for the afternoon, were sisters and brothers with the women and men of the people who practices showing their faith in the dream, in figures and in words, and their work.
Character that did not die down among the marchers during the afternoon did more for social justice in San Diego than the policies on equal opportunity the elected official always work on finishing. The status quo was forgotten until the last man and woman came in.
On the roll call, with fellow citizens, District 4 candidate Monica Williams counted on the locals popular will giving her joy, will that will not run out before the March election. Assemblyman Ben Hueso joined members of the local ATU bus drivers union to get more followers to board the work bus.
After the parade, band coat tails were found in groups near the travel buses parked on Pacific Highway. All the activity done non-stop to keep faith in the words "Let freedom ring," by the end, had made the legs move serious.
The struggle to make King's goal of daily togetherness come to pass had not came to an end.
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