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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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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