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MLK Memorial May Not Be Ready For Anniversary

Work to refinish part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial where a disputed inscription was recently removed may not be done until after the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

08/13/2013

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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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Baltimore Man Killed In Civil Rights March To Be Honored In Alabama

Signs designating a highway in Gadsden as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Parkway are set to be unveiled next month. And a late Baltimore Civil Rights leader will be among those honored.

07/26/2013

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First Lady To Address Graduates At Bowie State University

Michelle Obama’s commencement speaking schedule is taking her to Bowie State University.

04/11/2013

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Forum To Honor The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

Scholars will discuss the impact of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and message during a free public conference at Bowie State University.

04/03/2013

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Gov. O’Malley Proposes Expanding Early Voting

While Marylanders observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, state lawmakers are asked to expand on voting laws.

01/21/2013

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Obama Says ‘America’s Possibilities Are Limitless’

Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.

01/21/2013

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Baltimore’s Annual MLK Parade Will Step Off Ahead Of National Holiday

It’s a day marked by music, dancing and crowds of people to honor the life of one man: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/16/2013

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Obama Using MLK, Lincoln Bibles During Oath

President Barack Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible but on two — one owned by Martin Luther King Jr. and one by Abraham Lincoln.

01/10/2013

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President Obama’s Second Inaugural Seems Almost An Afterthought

Four years ago, Barack Obama’s swearing-in drew a record crowd to the National Mall. There were 1.8 million people eager to witness history: the country’s first black president taking the oath of office.

12/05/2012

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YMCA Pays Tribute To MLK In Honor Of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, the YMCA of Central Maryland is marking the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

02/10/2012

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Naturalization Ceremony Celebrates King’s Legacy

A naturalization ceremony will celebrate the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/18/2012

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