Washington (August 4, 2011) – Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Berry Gordy, Jr., George Lucas, Jamie Foxx and Clarence Avant will serve as celebrity co-chairs for the Dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. next month. The Memorial, the first on the National Mall to honor a man of peace, hope, and color, will be dedicated on August [...]
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It’s clear that far too many people haven’t bothered to actually read or listen to the speech. Instead, folks – especially those who likely would have branded King a communist, socialist, Marxist or a racial hell-bent on destroying America ...
TIME recently published a series of intimate photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To read more and view these exclusive images, visit TIME Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend
Roland Martin talks with Harry Johnson about the King Memorial Foundation and the construction of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial. (April 5th, 2010)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, more than 15 years in the making, finally opens to the public on Aug. 22. The following week, on Aug. 28, notable names from Aretha Franklin to President Barack Obama will congregate at the site for the official dedication ceremony.