Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade attracts large crowd in Oklahoma City - Article Photos 12/52

Joshua Heard, 11, readies the Oklahoma flag before he and other Boy Scouts from Troop 1864, sponsored by St, John Missionary Baptist Church, presented the colors at the opening ceremony for this year's Midwest City Martin Luther King, Jr. prayer breakfast in the Reed Center; it is one of several events in the Oklahoma City area that allowed local residents to observe the national holiday honoring slain civil rights leader, Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman