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Category: 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 us to see beyond what is […]
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 because of the color of your […]
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. I see a society willing to […]
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 young person, I worked in […]
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 Brookville, N.Y. “Watching the site on […]
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, 50, Marquise, 11 and Cheyenne […]
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 with people coming together for different […]
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 26-year old civil rights activist. “Dr. […]
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 Dr. King says that we are […]
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 DC their statehood. We brought in […]
Student at University of Houston
Tyesha Hill, 25, a student at the University of Houston, traveled from Texas to be a part of the historical Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication. “I’m just happy that […]