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West Orange Times & Observer Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 1 month ago

Ocoee to celebrates MLK Day with video presentations

There may be no annual MLK Day Parade, but the city is still celebrating in a new and unique way.
by: Troy Herring Sports Editor

Despite having its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Parade and Celebration canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Ocoee is still honoring the late civil rights icon in a new way.

In observance of MLK Day — Monday, Jan. 18 — the city has been broadcasting MLK Day Parades from previous years between Jan. 15 and Jan. 18, which can be watched on Ocoee TV Spectrum 493 and streamed online at

The city also put together a special photo montage titled "A Look Back Through the Years," which highlights the city's parades since the inaugural MLK Day Parade 14 years ago. That video can be seen HERE.

Troy Herring is the sports editor at the West Orange Times and Windermere Observer. He is a graduate of the University of Mount Olive (BS '12) and the University of Alabama (MA '16)....

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