The Rev. Al Sharpton said he will lead a march in Washington next month in support of President Barack Obama’s jobs plan — and he dismissed blacks who criticize Obama over high black unemployment as having backed Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2008.
Organizers are preparing for a smaller crowd at the rescheduled dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial than what was expected on the event’s original date.
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.
Metro is introducing a day pass for weekdays, weekends and federal holidays. It will feature an image of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.
A third-generation stone carver is engraving more than a dozen quotations from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. into the memorial that will honor the slain civil rights leader on the National Mall.