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To mark the 2011 opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington D.C., Washington Post photographer Nikki Khan created a portrait series featuring civil rights leaders who have carried on the legacy of King.
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For the past seven years on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, children from a Washington, D.C., elementary school have climbed the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to proclaim "I have a dream," just as Dr. King did 48 years ago.
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Tens of thousands of people gathered Sunday in Washington to formally dedicate the National Mall's newest destination, a memorial honoring the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Gwen Ifill reports.
This weekend's dedication ceremony for the new memorial honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been postponed due to Hurricane Irene, but the public has already had an opportunity to reflect on the newest monument in Washington. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
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The new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was scheduled to be dedicated on Aug. 28 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., but Hurricane Irene has delayed the ceremonies.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., fourth graders gathered on the Lincoln Memorial's steps to commemorate his famous speech in 1963 and the nation's civil rights movement.
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