Augusta NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

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Students with the Glenn Hills High School Navy JROTC march at the front during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Michael Waller, of Athens, Georgia, drives his 1955 Chevrolet, with three Chucky dolls in side, during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Waller said he loves Chucky, and that the dolls keep the kids away. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A man walks holding the hand of a boy down James Brown boulevard before the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree waves from a car during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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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 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. The group of children collected candy from what was thrown from the floats as they passed by. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Michael Waller, of Athens, Georgia, drives his 1955 Chevrolet, with three Chucky dolls in side, during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Waller said he loves Chucky, and that the dolls keep the kids away. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver waves to those gathered alongside the street during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Jacob Dennis (right), sits on his horse Doc, as he talks with 7-year-old Amauri Williams (left), as she sits on her horse Mariah, as they wait for their group --The Black Cowboys of South Carolina-- to enter their place in line for the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Dennis and Williams are from South Carolina and came to Augusta for the parade. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Boys with the Junior Boom Dancers of the South perform during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Drum majors, along with other members of the T.W. Josey High School marching band perform, for spectators during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Children run and reach for Mardi Gras beads which were thrown to spectators watching the parade pass during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Five-year-old Dennis Cook, Jr. reacts after missing a handful of candy that was tosses from a float passing by him during the Augusta NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Cook, along with other children, were very excited to collect the candy thrown from floats and others participating in the parade. Sara Caldwellstaff

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