Article Photos: Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade attracts large crowd in Oklahoma City 16/50

Betty Brent, right,  came with some of her friends  from Redeemer Lutheran Church to attend for the first time the  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