MLK memorial

Speakers at the MLK dedication in Washington D.C. failed to mention the significance of the historic date, which fell on the 16th anniversary of the Million Man March, says television personality and journalist Jeff Johnson. Johnson says that many believe that Farrakhan and the Million Man March were not mentioned because, “it would have been […]

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, […]

Yesterday was all about echoes. Echoes from voices past continuing into beyond. A sea of tens of thousands cheer and chanting as they looked up at video monitors showing the first family walking down a pathway of Martin Luther King’s most inspiring quotes en route to a ceremony to dedicate a memorial to honor his […]

From CNN, by Roy Peter Clark: I was in Atlanta when I first learned of a controversy over an inscription marking the new Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington. The quote on one side of the granite “Stone of Hope” reads, “I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness.” In an […]

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 […]

VIA: Washington Post The National Capital Planning Commission gave final approval Monday to a new security configuration for a memorial to Martin Luther King Jr., clearing the way for construction of the long-awaited monument. There were tears in the audience when the capital’s federal planning agency voiced its unanimous approval at a specially arranged meeting. […]