Aug 16, 2011

MLK Memorial Plans in Place

MLK Memorial Plans in Place

D.C. and Metro officials warned Tuesday of road closures and potential long walks for people who want to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial ceremonies a week from Sunday.

Aug 11, 2011

Franklin Excited to Sing at MLK Statue Dedication

Franklin Excited to Sing at MLK Statue Dedication

When a memorial in Martin Luther King Jr.'s honor is dedicated on the National Mall in Washington, Aretha Franklin will again sing a certain song for her mentor and friend.

Aug 11, 2011

D.C. Residents to Get MLK Memorial Preview

D.C. Residents to Get MLK Memorial Preview

D.C. Residents will get an exclusive preview of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial on the National Mall several days before official dedication on Aug. 28.

Aug 11, 2011

Countdown to MLK Jr. Memorial Dedication

Countdown to MLK Jr. Memorial Dedication

A few hundred thousand people are expected in Washington soon for the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Aug. 28. More than a weeks worth of events will mean local residents will be adjusting...

Aug 10, 2011
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By Nikki Wagner

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream

The nation celebrates the civil rights icon's legacy. See Full Gallery

Aug 8, 2011

Obama To Speak at MLK Memorial Dedication

Obama To Speak at MLK Memorial Dedication

President Barack Obama will speak later this month at the unveiling of the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, according to the White House.

Aug 8, 2011

MLK Jr. Memorial Dedication Preview

MLK Jr. Memorial Dedication Preview

Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Project President and CEO Harry Johnson with a preview of the Aug. 28 dedication.

Aug 8, 2011

Clergy Who Marched With MLK Jr. Get Memorial Preview

Clergy Who Marched With MLK Jr. Get Memorial Preview

The National Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial won't be unveiled for another month, but one group had the chance to get a sneak peek at it yesterday.

Aug 8, 2011

Metro Offers Limited Edition MLK Jr. Memorial Metro Pass

Metro Offers Limited Edition MLK Jr. Memorial Metro Pass

Metro is offering special Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Metrorail passes.

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