MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have played out all day across South Florida.READ MORE: Gov. Ron DeSantis Says Florida Will Help With Border Control
This coming on the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death when he was assassinated in a Motel in Memphis.READ MORE: Sailings On Royal Caribbean's 'Odyssey Of The Seas' Postponed After Crew Members Test Positive For COVID
One of those remembrances included a ride that spanned two South Florida counties.
The “Ride for Dr. King” was described by organizers as a funeral procession of more than 40 vehicles that traveled from Ft. Lauderdale to Liberty City.MORE NEWS: ‘We Are Sick & Tired’: Community Activists March With Law Enforcement To Call For An End To Gun Violence
CBS4’s Jim Berry spoke with some of the participants about what Dr. King means to them.