Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx and Forest Whitaker are among the celebrities joining three presidents this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the Montgomery Bus Boycott at age 26, and Rep. John Lewis helped to lead freedom rides at 23, young Americans are not letting age get in the way as they seek more than a contributing role in the push for social reform.
Next week, the nation’s first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes this nation should be headed.
The National Park Service says the cleanup is wrapping up at the Lincoln Memorial, three weeks after the statue was vandalized with green paint.
A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral has been ordered released to a halfway house.
Three areas of the Lincoln Memorial statue still show faint signs of staining after a vandal splattered green paint at the site last week, National Park Service officials said Thursday.
A 58-year-old woman was charged with at least one case of green paint vandalism in Washington DC, where paint has been splashed on the Lincoln Memorial and at the National Cathedral.
Landmarks vandalized! Paint was splattered on tourist attractions across the nation’s capital. Now one woman is under arrest, caught inside the National Cathedral.
Workers continued cleaning residue from green paint that was splattered on the Lincoln Memorial in an apparent case of vandalism, and a union representing officers who guard the National Mall said it shows they need more resources.
The Lincoln Memorial reopens after vandals splatter paint on the statue.
The Lincoln Memorial is a national treasure. But the park service says vandals tried to turn the iconic statue into trash.
A powerful commission overseeing civic art and architecture in the nation’s capital voted Thursday to approve the general concept and layout of Frank Gehry’s design for a national memorial honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower.