AVENUE D

1. Men at work

2. Wilhelmina

3. Elijah Mack

4. Overheard

5. Food

Lincoln Park community members in Fort Pierce, Fla. line Avenue D, the city’s historic line, for a historic Martin Luther King Day parade on January 19, 2009; the day before the inauguration of America’s first Black president, Barack Obama.
Lincoln Park community members in Fort Pierce, Fla. line Avenue D, the city’s historic line, for a historic Martin Luther King Day parade on January 19, 2009; the day before the inauguration of America’s first Black president, Barack Obama.
Children wave from their school’s Martin Luther King Day parade floats on Avenue D in Fort Pierce, Fla. on January 19, 2009; the day before the inauguration of America’s first Black president, Barack Obama.
A high school homecoming king and queen wave to bystanders on Avenue D in Fort Pierce, Fla. during a historic Martin Luther King Day parade on January 19, 2009; the day before the inauguration of America’s first Black president, Barack Obama.
Haitian-American community leaders wave to bystanders lining Avenue D, this historic color line of Fort Pierce, Fla. during a eMartin Luther King Day parade on January 19, 2009; the day before the inauguration of America’s first Black president, Barack Obama.
Highly personal murals and internal monologues decorate the home of Highwayman artist Rodney Demps in Fort Pierce, Fla., including this fragment from the painter’s Jim Crow past.

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