Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Is 10 Years Old

January 18, 2021

The official ceremony to dedicate the memorial, located in West Potomac Park near the Tidal Basin, was held on Oct. 16, 2011.

DC Artswatch: MLK Day, Inauguration, Notre-Dame, Presidents’ Day, Year of the Ox

January 12, 2021

With the inauguration on the minds of many, the White House Historical Association will present two free online programs about past inaugurations on Jan. 19, the day before.

2 Lives, Well Lived: John Lewis and C.T. Vivian

July 20, 2020

Both men rose up bloody and never raised their hands to fight back. Instead, they continued to march, go to jail and remain true to Dr. King’s nonviolence movement.

Joseph Lowery: The Dean of Hope

April 7, 2020

The civil rights leader, a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died on March 27.

Living the Dream…Singing the Dream

February 17, 2019

The Choral Arts Chorus and the Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs come together in a concert showcasing the powerful music that has given voice to the voiceless for generations in […]

Harris Wofford: A Contrarian of Generous Spirit

January 24, 2019

JFK appointed Wofford a special assistant to the president on civil rights and, with Sargent Shriver, the future senator helped found the Peace Corps.       

Celebrating Dr. King’s Abiding Spirit

January 21, 2019

Today, and tonight, most of us will hold Dr. King’s memory dear and close to heart — as memory, as a voice, as words and thoughts, both visionary and practical.

Profs & Pints: What King Would Say Today


Profs and Pints presents: “What King Would Say Today,” with Anthony Cook, professor of law at the Georgetown University Law School, community activist, scholar of Martin Luther King Jr., and […]

Weekend Round Up January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019

The #womenswave is coming this Saturday. Will you be marching? Musical celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr. will take place on Sunday in McLean and Manassas and on Monday at the Kennedy Center.

Living the Dream…Singing the Dream

February 11, 2018

The Choral Arts Chorus and the Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs come together in a concert showcasing the powerful music that has given voice to the voiceless for generations in […]