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The new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was finally given a proper dedication on the National Mall on Sunday after its opening in August. The original dedication was canceled in August because of Hurricane Irene. Thousands of people attended the dedication, including the King family, Aretha Franklin, poet Nikki Giovanni, Cicely Tyson, Congressman John Lewis, […]

The newly-opened Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. will finally be officially dedicated on October 16th. The original dedication was set for August 28th, the 48th anniversary of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, but had to be postponed due to Hurricane Irene. President Barack Obama had been scheduled to speak and up […]

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck Tuesday near the nation’s capital and sent shock waves up and down the East Coast, with some people saying they even felt the quake in metro Atlanta. According to CNN, there were no immediate reports of injuries, and only minor damage to buildings. The quake, which […]

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial has officially opened on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. According to the AJC, hundreds of people lined up early for a glimpse at the $120 million memorial, which features a 30-foot stone sculpture of King, arms folded, staring across the Tidal Basin to the Jefferson Memorial. The […]

Bernice King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was at Praise 102.5 this week and discussed how she felt about the memorial being built for her father on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial is scheduled to finally open this August and the King family will be […]

The Washington D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial will be dedicated on August 28th, 2011. So far, they have raised $111Mil of the $120Mil goal! See how you can help below. As we celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and his vision of freedom and equality for all mankind, we encourage you to contribute to the […]

Oprah Winfrey is among the five entertainment industry luminaries chosen to receive this year’s Kennedy Center Honors. Presented by the board of trustees of the Kennedy Center for lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts, the Kennedy Center honors are an annual event.

From Savvycherise : In preparation for the Washington D.C. stop of the STAND Campaign, Atlanta’s own Cory “CoCo Brother” Condrey broadcast his show live from our affiliate station, Praise D.C. 104.1. Packed with local pastors, gospel artists, and others from the Christian Community (in support of the STAND Campaign), Praise 104.1 took to the airwaves […]

Yvonne Moore, a lifelong southern Baptist and D.C. resident, launched a lawsuit in early 2007 against her church of close to 40 years for performing gay marriages which she described as “disgusting.” Moore, who has since dropped the lawsuit, was suing to receive her weekly donations back, which she estimated to total over $250,000 in […]

From WashingtonPost.com: After a three-year search for a location, Tiger Woods’s charitable foundation will announce Tuesday that it plans to open campuses for the Tiger Woods Learning Center this fall at a pair of District charter schools, following through on a pledge to make Washington the East Coast base for Woods’s philanthropic efforts. The campuses […]

VIA: CNN.com Citing a “deficit of trust” in government by the American people, President Obama’s first State of the Union address urged Congress to erode the influence of special interests and work together to confront the nation’s most pressing problems. In the nationally televised speech Wednesday night to a joint session of Congress, Obama sought […]

VIA: New York Times WASHINGTON — For all the questions circulating in Democratic quarters as President Obama tries to weather the worst storm of his administration, perhaps none is as succinct as this: Are the missteps at the White House rooted in message or substance? The Republican victory in Massachusetts last week touched off a […]