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'MSNBC Live: MLK Jr. National Memorial

First Posted: 08/19/11 08:40 AM ET Updated: 10/19/11 06:12 AM ET

Al Sharpton invited the organizer of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Foundation, Inc. to his show. Harry Johnson, Sr. a Houstonian is President and CEO of the Memorial Foundation. Harry Johnson Sr. also happens to be a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, the fraternity that Martin Luther King Jr. was a member. APA spearheaded the effort more than 25 years ago. Al Sharpton and President Barack Obama are set to speak at the event this weekend.

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