MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have played out all day across South Florida.READ MORE: Broward Commissioner Dale Holness To Run For Late Rep. Alcee Hastings’ Congressional Seat
This coming on the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death when he was assassinated in a Motel in Memphis.READ MORE: Wynwood Comes Alive On First Night Countywide Curfew Is Lifted
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: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
CBS4’s Jim Berry spoke with some of the participants about what Dr. King means to them.