Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

People line the reflecting pool during a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, DC (AP Photo).

Marching for King’s dream: ‘The task is not done’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of King’s famous speech and pledging that his […]

08/24/2013

Martin Luther King's signature on letter. (AP Photo)

Ex-gay gospel singer doesn’t play MLK concert

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gospel singer who says God delivered him from being gay did not perform at a concert the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The Washington Post reports singer Donnie McClurkin was scheduled […]

08/12/2013

Inscription "I WAS A DRUM MAJOR FOR JUSTICE PEACE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS", on side of "Stone of Hope" sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr., Washington, DC (AP Photo)

Quote on MLK Memorial to be removed

WASHINGTON (AP) – Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is endorsing a plan to remove an inscription from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, rather than cut into the granite to replace it with a fuller quotation.

12/11/2012

MLK Memorial inscription to be revised in September or October

WASHINGTON (AP) – A year after the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opened to visitors on the National Mall, the group behind the monument is still working with the National Park Service to change an […]

08/28/2012

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