Oct 17, 2011

Thousands Come to Dedication

Thousands Come to Dedication

Thousands of people gathered Sunday to give the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial a proper dedication on the National Mall after its opening in August was postponed due to Hurricane Irene.

Jan 17, 2014

PHOTOS: MLK Memorial

A crowd poured into the MLK Memorial to watch the dedication that had been... See Full Gallery

Oct 20, 2011

American Forum: Julian Bond Town Hall

American Forum: Julian Bond Town Hall

The American Forum's Jane Hall recently sat down with civil rights leader Julian Bond for a town hall at American University to discuss numerous issues, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication.

Oct 17, 2011

Distinguished Speakers at MLK Memorial

Distinguished Speakers at MLK Memorial

President Obama, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, general President of Alpha Phi Alpha (King's fraternity) Herman Mason, Jr. and others gave speeches at the ceremony on Sunday.

Oct 14, 2011

MLK Memorial Opens Sunday

MLK Memorial Opens Sunday

Seven weeks after it was postponed because of Hurricane Irene, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial will be dedicated Sunday morning.

Oct 13, 2011

American Forum: Julian Bond, Part 3

American Forum: Julian Bond, Part 3

American University's Jane Hall interviews civil rights leader Julian Bond as part of the school's American Forum series.

Oct 13, 2011

American Forum: Julian Bond, Part 2

American Forum: Julian Bond, Part 2

American University's Jane Hall interviews civil rights leader Julian Bond as part of the school's American Forum series.

Oct 13, 2011

American Forum: Julian Bond, Part 1

American Forum: Julian Bond, Part 1

American University's Jane Hall interviews civil rights leader Julian Bond as part of the school's American Forum series.

Oct 13, 2011

Scaled-Down MLK Dedication Is Still Star-Studded

Scaled-Down MLK Dedication Is Still Star-Studded

Civil rights leaders and President Obama will participate in Sunday's rescheduled dedication.

Oct 10, 2011

Smaller Scale MLK Memorial Dedication Sunday

Smaller Scale MLK Memorial Dedication Sunday

Organizers expect only a fifth of the audience for Sunday's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial compared to the plans for the original August date, but the president is still the headliner.

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