An inscription on the side of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall, which paraphrased a speech King delivered in 1968 in Atlanta, is being removed.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. played a pivotal role in race relations in the United States for nearly a decade. He helped secure the end of legal segregation of African-American citizens, created the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and served as a source of inspiration for black individuals across the globe.
While attending a church service dedicated to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I was struck by the conflation of what the Civil Rights Movement fought against and what should be our modern-day priorities.
A controversial inscription on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall has been removed by its sculptor.