Article Photos: Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade attracts large crowd in Oklahoma City 23/53

Jaden Lewis, 5, stands with others holding American flags and posters  as a few people make brief speeches and sing songs outside the Freedom Center before the Silent March begins; 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