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Inauguration construction, planning under way

Voters elected Barack Obama to another four-year term Tuesday. Twenty-four hours later and the inauguration stage is already under construction at the Capitol.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 06:32am EST

Tags: inauguration, National Park Service, Barack Obama, andrew mollenbeck

Anniversary of King's death marked at memorial

"There would not be a brother in public housing on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue right now without the death and blood of Martin Luther King Jr.," Georgetown professor and author Michael Eric Dyson told the cheering and applauding crowd gathered at the memorial. "No Obama without King."

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 10:35am EDT

Tags: mlk, MLK Memorial, michelle basch

Parade in D.C. honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. is being honored with a parade in Washington.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 02:15pm EST

Tags: st. elizabeths, Friendship Public Charter School, Leckie Elementary School

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Man who aided MLK with 'Dream' speech to get award

A man who wrote speeches for Martin Luther King Jr. and served as his personal lawyer is being honored in Washington.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 07:59am EST

Tags: Letter from a Birmingham Jail,

MLK holiday events planned at memorial, cathedral

Events are being held across Washington in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 07:57am EST

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, mlk, mlk day, MLK Memorial

Wreath-laying ceremony celebrates King's legacy

It was a celebratory atmosphere at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sunday as his son helped lay a wreath to honor the legendary civil rights leader's 83rd birthday.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 05:23am EST

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, Tidal Basin, Ken Salazar, Al Green, Dick Gregory, Harry Johnson

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