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Photo feature: Celebrating big ideas

Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — If Jamie Wilson Jr., above right, needed a reminder of what Monday was all about, all he had to do was read the big, bold letters on his T-shirt. Behind him, Bobbie Gordon was also wearing a T-shirt to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the inauguration of the president Monday.
Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Michelle Chatman celebrates on skates during the parade.

 

Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — The women of Delta Sigma Theta , at left, cheer as they make their way down Martin Luther King Jr. Street in Natchez during the MLK Day Parade.
Ben HIllyer / The Natchez Democrat — A car decorated with images of King rolls by a group of children reaching to snatch up candy during the parade Monday afternoon.