Atlanta students arrive in DC for MLK Memorial dedication by USA Today
The students from the Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy in Atlanta live in one of the geographical centers of the civil rights movement. The Rev. Bernice King, daughter of their school's namesake and Martin Luther King Jr., visits so regularly that the girls call her a big sister.
MLK Memorial events begin in Washington, D.C. by Erika Facey-Palmer
A formal dinner Wednesday honoring global leaders for peace will commence five days of events for the opening of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial. The memorial will be dedicated on Sunday, Aug. 28, the 48th anniversary of Dr. King's famous "I have a dream" speech.
Ambassador Andrew Young reflects on MLK Memorial by Lionel Moise
Now 79 years old, former Atlanta Mayor and UN Ambassador Andrew Young often looks at pictures in his home recounting his precious time with the man remembered as the father of the Civil Rights Movement, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Four bloggers from Clark Atlanta University -- Darrin Wright, David Brown, Katie Watson and Taylor Stowers -- will be visiting the nation's capitol for this historic event and offering their perspectives on the dedication and the surrounding events.