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MLK Memorial Quotes: 14 Passages Adorn Inscription Wall

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Today marks the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington DC. The centerpiece of the Memorial is a 30 foot tall sculpture of the civil-rights activist and preacher by Chinese artist Lei Yixin. However, the element of the memorial which "truly captures Dr. King's legacy" is an Inscription Wall featuring fourteen of the icon's most powerful quotations. The selection of quotes was selected by a specially appointed panel and includes selections from sermons and speeches delivered throughout King's career. The selections intentionally omit King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech in order to highlight some of his lesser known words.

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