The official dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, which was postponed because of Hurricane Irene last month, will be held on October 16, Harry Johnson Sr., head of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation, said Saturday.
The date was set in consultation with the White House as President Barack Obama is expected to speak at the ceremony.
The dedication of the $120 million memorial was to coincide with the 48th anniversary of the historic March on Washington and King's famed "I Have A Dream" speech on August 28. But while many of the weekend events went ahead, the centerpiece dedication was postponed as the East Coast hunkered down for the battering winds and rains of Hurricane Irene.
My neighbor said he knew the MLK family. He said they had to name marty after all of those streets because he was so dumb he kept forgetting his name.
His first name should have been Chocolate. That woulda been groovy. Everyone could have called him Chocolate MLK. Everyone likes chocolate milk.
Its the big one this time Elisabeth ! Im coming to join ya !
MLK= must like kandy?
Come on C N N SOME NEW THREADS WOULD SURE BE NICE
yeah. i get tired of typing the same jokes. we need someone new to make fun of.
MLK..=?... Must Like Klanfolk?
I thought you brought that up to try to smear MLK's name.
You brought it up for the same reasons I brought it up.
We're agreed: the Kennedy's were not the wholesome family they liked to portray themselves.
Sorry I misunderstood.
And, for the record, conspiracy theories are sooooooo not my cuppa, either! ;)
But they are theories for a reason. LIke the theory of relativity and the theory of evolution. They are called theories because they are almost scientific laws.
Scottish mama, You dad was not true to your mama, when you were begot! What a waste that incest was!
The scottish here was not me.
Scottish mama, Your dad was not true to your mama, when you were begot! What a waste that incest was!
WOT the hell are you talking about?!?
The Kennedy's do not matter. This is about MLK and his accomplishments.
I have a dream: not to be trolled.
I know! The inscription snafu was the fault of the Obama administration!
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