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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Washington D.C..

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Washington D.C..

  1. <ul><li>Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial </li></ul><ul><li>Washington, D.C. </li></ul><ul><li>August 2011 </li></ul>
  2. Entrance to the King Memorial: “The Mountains of Despair”
  3. Entrance to the King Memorial: “The Mountains of Despair”
  4. Some of King’s Famous Quotes Surround the Memorial
  5. “ Out of the Mountain of despair, a stone of hope” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  6. <ul><li>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial </li></ul>
  7. The King National Memorial Facts <ul><li>- The King National Memorial is the first memorial on the Washington Mall dedicated to a civilian. </li></ul><ul><li>- Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (King’s Fraternity) conceived the idea of the memorial and has lead the fund raising efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>- The sculpture of King was designed by a Chinese Artist after an international design contest. </li></ul><ul><li>- The boulders named the, “The Mountains of Despair” is a reference from King’s “I Have A Dream” speech. </li></ul><ul><li>- Fifthteen of King's famous quotes and Washington Cherry Trees surround the memorial. </li></ul><ul><li>- The address is 1964 Independence Avenue; 1964 is also the year that the Civil Rights Bill passed. </li></ul>

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