4.18.2010

Fulfill a Dream: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Fund is just $14 million away from it's goal of $120 million dollars. Let's help fulfill this dream:

This month of April marks the 42nd anniversary of the death of Dr. King and we are commemorating his life and work by creating a memorial in our nation's capital. The Washington, DC, Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial will honor his life and contributions to the world through non violent social change.



The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial will be the first on the National Mall to recognize a person of color and a man of peace, not a president or a veteran of war. In 1996 Congress authorized the Memorial Foundation to raise funds to establish a national memorial to honor the legacy of Dr. King on the National Mall. The memorial’s very existence signifies that we as a people believe Dr. King and his legacy deserve this esteemed placement in what can be considered America’s “Hall of Fame.”

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After many years of fund raising, the memorial is only $14 million away from its $120 million goal.


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