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US Marks Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Wednesday marks 44 years since U.S. civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed. Americans are honoring the anniversary with a range of events. At the recently-completed Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, the Coalition on Political Assassinations organized a vigil Wednesday morning to call for the release of classified […]

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Obama Helps Dedicate King Memorial

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama helped dedicate a national memorial Sunday to slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr, declaring that the nation must follow King’s example by continuing to strive and struggle for a better country.. In his address, President Obama — the nation’s first black president — said King “stirred our conscience” and […]

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Thousands Gather for Dedication of King Memorial

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of people are gathering in Washington Sunday to dedicate a national memorial to slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. President Barack Obama — the nation’s first black president — is scheduled to deliver an address before a host of civil right luminaries and members of the King family, honoring the man who […]

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Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication Sunday

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands are expected in Washington Sunday for the dedication of a national memorial to slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver an address before a host of civil right luminaries and members of the King family, honoring the man who gave his life in the pursuit of […]

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Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication Sunday

Posted October 16th, 2011 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands are expected in Washington Sunday for the dedication of a national memorial to slain civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the National Mall. President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver an address before a host of civil right luminaries and members of the King family, honoring the man who gave his […]

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