Jacob Dennis talks to Amauri Williams, 7, as they wait for their group - the Black Cowboys of South Carolina - to enter the line for the parade. Both the mayor and the sheriff took part.
Drum majors perform with the T.W. Josey High School marching band during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade. More events will take place Monday to celebrate the civil rights leader.
Robin Harris (center, orange hoody) stands with six-year-old Lajariea Smoaks (center, dark pink jacket), 10-year-old Sanaa Harris (center right, light pink coat), 5-year-old Dennis Cook (center, right, black zip up hoody), and 9-year-old Gary Williams (far right, glasses) during the Augusta NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade. The group of children collected candy thrown from the floats as they passed by.
Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver waves to those gathered alongside the street during the Augusta NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in Augusta.
Five-year-old Dennis Cook Jr. reacts after missing a handful of candy that was tossed from a float passing by him during the Augusta NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in Augusta. Cook, along with other children, were very excited to collect the candy thrown from floats and others participating in the parade.