African Scholar Ali Mazrui Remembers Martin Luther King

July 21, 2012   // 0 Comments

The tribute is the first to an African American leader on the large expanse of lawn called the National Mall. The site is a four-acre tract with a 30-foot sculpture of the civil rights leader. Surrounding it are the memorials to presidents Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. Admirers of King raised nearly $120 million in private funds. They hope it will inspire millions to respect the goal of...

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