MLK Memorial Special Coverage

MLK Memorial Special Coverage

I Still Dream a World

The speech so eloquently delivered almost 50 years ago by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Mall in Washington still inspires...

I STILL HAVE A DREAM

Even after the successful inauguration of a two term African American President, I still believe our dreams of a world without racism and condemnation...

I Dream A World.

I dream a world of integrity and respect. A world filled with individuals steadfast to an immovable quotient of compassion and empathy for others....

Love Hard, Dream Big

I dream of a world where there would be no violence. I wish all kids could have safe homes. I dream of a world...

Friends from Texas and Maryland

Qwendolyn Swinton, 81, and Dedra Arthur, 59 visited the Mall with a family friend, Sharon Duncan, 57 from Maryland. Swinton of Dallas remembers “as a...

Bowen Family from West Brookville, N.Y.

Ezekiel Bowen, 10, Daniel Bowen, 40, DeQuency Bowen, 39, Cynthia Bowen, 8, and Joshua Bowen, nine months came specifically for the commemoration from West...

Huff Family from Cleveland, Ohio

Marc Huff, 35, Denise Huff, 50, Marquise, 11 and Cheyenne Jones, 10, came to see the monument from Cleveland, Ohio. Marc Huff, 35, Denise Huff,...

Malcolm Y from Hull Mass.

Malcolm “Y” Brown, 79, Hull, Ma. Calls himself Malcolm Y. He remembered how parts of the movement came together and bonded “just like today...

Aleain WilliamsBrooklyn, NY

Aleain Williams, 80, Brooklyn, NY said she remembered meeting Dr. King make a speech at 116th Street in Harlem after the stabbing of a...

Claudyne Jefferson, Nashville, TN

Claudyne Jefferson, 64, Nashville, TN said looking at the monument is like envisioning accomplishing a milestone. “This tribute to the works and life of...

Jesse Jackson and Dick Gregory

Jesse Jackson, former DC Shadow Senator, spoke on the DC Statehood issue. “We need a full scale national movement to get the residents of...

D.C. Resident & Minister at Restoration Temple Ministries

Sheila McNeill-Lee stood transfixed before the 30-foot statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. It was pouring rain. Her thoughts raced back to...