Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Downtown Portland (Credit, Randy Yagi)

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04/08/2014

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1 Year Later, MLK Memorial Inscription Unchanged

A year after the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opened to visitors on the National Mall, the group behind the monument is still working with the National Park Service to change an inscription quoting the civil rights leader and is planning to bring new programs to the site.

08/28/2012

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Park Service To Remove Inscription On MLK Memorial

The National Park Service plans to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington and replace it with a full quotation from the civil rights leader.

02/10/2012

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

King’s Call For Economic Fairness At MLK Memorial

For many who helped dedicate the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Sunday, the towering granite monument is a stark reminder that the civil rights leader’s dream of social and economic justice has yet to be realized.

10/16/2011

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King Aides Bound By History To Dedicate Memorial

Five years ago, as they helped break ground on what would become the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young and the Rev. Jesse Jackson suddenly broke down in tears.

08/24/2011

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