Photos: MLK Day

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  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Daniel Jackson, 11, carries a poster of Martin Luther King, Jr. during a march to the Baton Rouge River Center during a celebration honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Monday.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- The audience applauds performances during a MLK celebration on Monday in Walker.

  • Advocate photo by STEVEN WARD -- Residents and community leaders of Baker march Monday morning to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Starting from right to left, Malik Turner, Jalen Cook and Mikael Williams hold signs before making a remark about Dr. Martin Luther King.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Young children hold various signs celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King's holiday and legacy as they march down Dawn St. in Walker on Monday morning.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Tabitha Bryan, at left, along with Dennis Butler and Darralynn Taylor, participate in a skit during Club Outreach's annual MLK Day program in Walker.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Champagne Felder,left, and De'neshalia Brown perform a skit on Monday in Walker during Club Outreachs' MLK program.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Martin Luther King Day marchers, lead by Radley Taylor,left and Troy Goldman, holding red sign, walk down Dawn St. in celebration of King's legacy.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Jeremiah Garner, age 7, holds a free at last sign as he participates in a mock march on Monday morning to celebrate the legacy oF Dr. Martin Luther King.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Tyrelle Davis, foreground, holds a I have a dream poster as she marches during Club Outreachs' MLK celebration on Monday morning in Walker.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Brielle Johnson, 4, makes an adjustment to an MLK poster on her red Corvette prior to the start of Club Outreach's Martin Luther King march and program on Monday morning.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Lydia Cook, left, plays a classroom teacher as she instructs her class on Dr. Martin Luther KIng during a skit celebrating King's legacy on Monday morning at Club Outreach in Walker.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Elijah Lentz, age 5, drives his jeep with four year old passenger Jammal Felder, during Club Outreachs' MLK march on Monday morning in Walker.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Walker residents re-enact a bus boycott scene during Club Outreaches's annual MLK program on Monday morning.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Troy Goldman and Trinity Thomas hold signs to the audience during Club Outreachs' MLK program in Walker.

  • Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Southern University's Director of Athletics, William Broussard, was the keynote speaker during Club Outreachs' MLK program in Walker on Monday morning.

  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- The Scotlandville High School marching band leads the march to the Baton Rouge River Center after a Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Monday.

  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu speaks during a Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Monday.

  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Niyel Pocha, 4, from Baton Rouge, carries a sign during the march to Baton Rouge River Center as part of a Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Monday.

  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Civic leaders join hands in prayer during a Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Monday.

  • Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Members of the congregation join hands in prayer during a Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Monday.