Martin Luther King Jr.

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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New October Date Set For MLK Memorial Dedication

Organizers have set a new date in October to dedicate the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial after Hurricane Irene forced them to postpone the event in August, days before 250,000 people were expected to attend.

09/11/2011

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Angelou Says Quote In MLK Memorial Out Of Context

Maya Angelou, who consulted on the memorial, told The Washington Post that a shortened version of the quotation at the memorial sounds egotistical and should be changed.

08/31/2011

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Dozens Visit MLK Memorial On Former Dedication Day

On the 48th anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, as Hurricane Irene forced the postponement of the memorial’s dedication, dozens of people streamed through to see King’s statue.

08/28/2011

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MLK Memorial Takes On Small Amount Of Water

The National Park Service says the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial took on a small amount of water as Hurricane Irene made its way through the nation’s capital overnight.

08/28/2011

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Dedication Of MLK Memorial Postponed By Hurricane

A planned weekend dedication of the Martin Luther King Junior Memorial on the National Mall has been postponed until September or October due to the approaching Hurricane Irene.

08/25/2011

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

King Memorial In D.C. Open To Public For 1 More Day

The general public has one more day to visit the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial before Sunday’s dedication.

08/25/2011

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Cathedral Damage Means King Ceremony To Relocate

Earthquake damage at the landmark Washington National Cathedral is forcing officials to seek a new site to hold dedication services for the memorial honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

08/24/2011

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Memorial Honoring King Opens To Public In D.C.

Visitors got their first up-close look Monday at the memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including a towering granite sculpture inspired by the civil rights leader’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

08/22/2011

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Obama To Speak At New Martin Luther King Memorial

The White House says President Barack Obama will speak later this month at the unveiling of the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington.

08/04/2011

Coretta Scott King

Memorial Garden For Coretta Scott King To Open

Bernice A. King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, will speak at the opening of a memorial garden for Mrs. King.

04/27/2011

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Md. Group To Build Coretta Scott King Memorial

Organizers a breaking ground on a new memorial garden honoring Coretta Scott King in Maryland for her legacy as a human rights advocate.

02/28/2011

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