MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. PARADE 2018 - LIBERTY CITY IN MIAMI / by Passion Ward

The community gathered for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade in Liberty City. It was my first time attending this parade in Liberty City and might I say, whenever we gather I can feel that we are such a mighty people. There is so much diversity, strength, wonder...a certain magnetism and resilience to us. As we steadily fight this fight you can't help but wonder, What's next? Still? How long? Are we even doing this right? But with all of these questions on our heels, we have to realize and truly understand that we do not tire. With the generations before, the ones that followed and those to come, we can only hope and pray that these continuous shifts, movements and breakthroughs will prevail against the systemic oppressive force that we so badly need to be delivered from. Meanwhile, here's a few of our layers captured on a beautiful hot Miami day... commemorating a man who sparked many fires that continue to burn...