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Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

Disputed Inscription Removed From MLK Memorial

A Chinese sculptor has removed a disputed inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial statue that he designed on the National Mall and said Thursday that he is working on a new finish for the side of the artwork.

08/01/2013

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Quote On MLK Memorial To Be Removed

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a plan to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation.

12/11/2012

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MLK Memorial Architect Says Inscription Will Stay

The executive architect of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington says an inscription on the monument won’t be changed, despite criticism from poet Maya Angelou that it makes King sound arrogant.

09/05/2011

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