Mimi Flamagan wears King earrings and Obama sunglasses at the parade. Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) was the parade's grand marshal. "This year is so exciting because were 24 hours from inaugurating our next president, Barack Obama, Bass said. All of us who were involved in his campaign from the beginning, and idea that he will be sworn-in tomorrow, makes today a glorious way to celebrate Kings birthday.
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