Oct 13, 2011

MLK Memorial Dedication Plans Coming Together

MLK Memorial Dedication Plans Coming Together

President Barack Obama is expected to speak in the 11 a.m. hour at Sunday's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication.

Oct 13, 2011

Interior Secretary to Address MLK Memorial Quote

Interior Secretary to Address MLK Memorial Quote

The U.S. Department of the Interior secretary will address the controversy surrounding a quote carved into the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

Sep 12, 2011

New Date Set For MLK Dedication

New Date Set For MLK Dedication

Organizers have set new date in October for dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington.

Aug 31, 2011

Paraphrased MLK Quote Angers Maya Angelou

Paraphrased MLK Quote Angers Maya Angelou

A condensed version of words spoken by Martin Luther King has angered one of the nation's preeminent poets.

Aug 29, 2011

NYT Critic: The MLK Memorial Is a “Failure”

NYT Critic: The MLK Memorial Is a “Failure”

The Times culture critic had some unkind words for D.C.'s newest memorial.

Aug 23, 2011

Hurricane Irene Could Delay King Dedication

Hurricane Irene Could Delay King Dedication

Hurricane Irene is hurtling toward the East Coast and could possibly force a delay in Sunday’s long-planned dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall.

Aug 22, 2011

Up Close at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial

Up Close at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial

After years in the making, people can finally get an up-close look at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial.

Aug 22, 2011

Gray Using Social Media, MLK for DC Vote

Gray Using Social Media, MLK for DC Vote

D.C.'s mayor is launching a "social media march" to demand a vote in Congress for D.C.

Aug 22, 2011
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By Jim Iovino

MLK Memorial Opens to Public

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opens to the public on the National Mall. See Full Gallery

Aug 22, 2011

MLK Memorial Opening to the Public

MLK Memorial Opening to the Public

Tourists and Washingtonians were about to get their first up-close look Monday at the memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

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