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On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Friday afternoon, students from Watkins Elementary School honored Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday by reciting his most enduring speech: "I Have a Dream."
Voters elected Barack Obama to another four-year term Tuesday. Twenty-four hours later and the inauguration stage is already under construction at the Capitol.
"There would not be a brother in public housing on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue right now without the death and blood of Martin Luther King Jr.," Georgetown professor and author Michael Eric Dyson told the cheering and applauding crowd gathered at the memorial. "No Obama without King."
Martin Luther King Jr. is being honored with a parade in Washington.
A man who wrote speeches for Martin Luther King Jr. and served as his personal lawyer is being honored in Washington.
Events are being held across Washington in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
It was a celebratory atmosphere at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Sunday as his son helped lay a wreath to honor the legendary civil rights leader's 83rd birthday.