The official ceremony to dedicate the memorial, located in West Potomac Park near the Tidal Basin, was held on Oct. 16, 2011.
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.
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.
The civil rights leader, a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died on March 27.
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 […]
JFK appointed Wofford a special assistant to the president on civil rights and, with Sargent Shriver, the future senator helped found the Peace Corps.
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 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 […]
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.