In its 47th annual tribute, Arlington County, Virginia, celebrated the life of the great civil rights leader with music, dance and prose.
If not for two spontaneous, subtle, impeccably-timed acts, the iconic phrase “I Have a Dream” delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial may have never been spoken.
Using public transportation to get around on this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday could prove to be tricky.
\”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.\”
WTOP\’s Max Smith reports from the Lincoln Memorial. (runs 2:46)
Here\’s a quick look at what\’s closed and what is different on area transit systems on this Martin Luther King Jr.