Several cities across South Florida will hold events Monday to honor the legacy and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The city of Miramar held a parade at the city’s Multiservice complex, the first of several events in both January and February to honor Dr. King as well as celebrate Black History Month in the city.
"Being out here today is very important," said Miramar resident Briana Lee. "Having my girls out here with me and my husband, it just shows that we are continuing the tradition for civil rights to make sure they know that the way the world is today, needs to remember his legacy.
The city of Miami Gardens held its annual Day of Service starting at 10 a.m. inside Scott Park, located at 17710 Northwest 15th Court. All social distancing protocols and safety precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic will be in place at the event.
The Presidential Inaugural Committee gave away care packages to the homeless in downtown Miami starting at 11 a.m., with items including canned food and clothing being handed out.
Schools in both Miami-Dade and Broward counties will be closed Monday.