Following Martin Luther King, Jr.: Atlanta to Memphis

April 13, 2022

“April is the cruelest month,” wrote the poet, T.S. Eliot, and for those following Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4, 1968 was the cruelest day. At 6:01 pm on that […]

Biden, Harris Attend MLK Memorial 10th Anniversary Celebrations (photos)

October 23, 2021

The 10th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was celebrated on-site on Oct. 21 with a ceremony attended by special guests President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris, Speaker […]

Weekend Round Up, Aug. 26 – 29

August 26, 2021

Though summer’s winding down, so many cool events are in town this weekend! The Kreeger hosts an exciting sculpting exhibit, the annual “Opera in the Outfield” comes to Nationals Park, […]

Summer Film Series at the MLK Memorial: Black Panther

August 19, 2021

BLACK PANTHER – Thursday, August 19 at 8:00 p.m. Starring the late Chadwick Boseman, Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, takes his rightful place […]

Summer Film Series at the MLK Memorial: The Princess & the Frog

July 15, 2021

THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG – Thursday, July 15 at 8:00 p.m. Walt Disney Studios’ classic, “The Princess and the Frog,” gives a Jazz Age-era New Orleans twist on a classic […]

Remembering APRIL 4, 1968: The death of Martin Luther King Jr.

April 4, 2018

A bulletin had just come in reporting Martin Luther King’s wounding by a sniper in Memphis. Shortly after, a second flash told the world of his death.