Obama Dedicates the Man in Granite

Yesterday, President Obama dedicated the dramatic 30-foot high Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial emerging out of granite, and that moment of unveiling was a grand indicator of how far we’ve come in a short time and oh how so much much farther we have to travel together.

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Touching the Mountaintop

Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

He was a man that saw a mountain and climbed it.

He was a man that found the mountaintop and touched it.

He was the creator of a light that lives beyond the common man and lights the valley of our ways.

I Have a Dream: Detroit – June 23, 1963

When most people think of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, they hearken back to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 where 200,000 people watched and listened.

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