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Obama Inspires Many In 50th-Year King Remembrance

President Barack Obama’s challenge to seize the cause of racial equality from the “glorious patriots” of the tumultuous 1960s struck a deep generational chord.

08/29/2013

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MLK’s Dream Inspires a New March, and a President

President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned.

08/28/2013

People gather at the Reflecting Pool to listen to speakers during the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

More Than 300 Sites To Ring Bells For MLK Speech

Organizers said sites in nearly every state will ring their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington.

08/28/2013

People gather at the Reflecting Pool to listen to speakers during the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I have a Dream' speech (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Youth See March Anniversary As Chance To Lead

Mary-Pat Hector of Atlanta was operating much like a 1960s civil rights activist as she laid plans for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. She was constantly on the phone as she confirmed event details, tweaked the draft of the speech she gave at Saturday’s rally at the Lincoln Memorial and prepared for a presentation.

08/26/2013

A man works to clean the last remnants of green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial by a vandal.(credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Lincoln Memorial Cleaning Completed After Three Weeks

Removing green paint stains caused by an act of vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial nearly three weeks ago has proven difficult. On Friday, however, National Park Service crews expect the cleaning process to be completed.

08/16/2013

Workers clean green paint from the organ in the Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral July 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. A wave of vandalism continued to mar some of Washingtons more popular landmarks.The latest crimes occurred three days after the Lincoln Memorial was hit in similar fashion. On Monday, the light-green paint was discovered on an organ in the cathedrals Bethlehem Chapel, in the cathedrals Childrens Chapel and on the granite base of a statue next to the Smithsonian Castle on the Mall. DC police said Monday evening that they had charged Tian Jiamel, 58, whom they believe to be homeless, with one count of defacing property. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Alleged Paint Vandal to be Held in Halfway House

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral and suspected of committing similar vandalism at sites including the Lincoln Memorial was ordered released to a halfway house on Friday.

08/02/2013

Green paint is seen on the statue of Abraham Lincoln July 30, 2013 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Workers are using a solvent that will hopefully draw the paint out of the granite surface. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Green Paint Stain Still Shows on Lincoln Memorial

Three areas of the Lincoln Memorial statue still show faint signs of staining after a vandal splattered green paint at the site last week.

08/01/2013

A worker cleans green paint from the organ in the Bethlehem Chapel at the National Cathedral on July 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Vandalism Suspect Had Soda Can With Green Paint

Prosecutors say a woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral was carrying a soda can of green paint when she was arrested.

07/30/2013

Lincoln Memorial Vandalized With Green Paint

Police: Woman Arrested In DC Cathedral Vandalism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police said they are investigating whether a woman arrested in the splattering of green paint inside two chapels at the Washington National Cathedral has any connection to two similar incidents on the […]

07/30/2013

A splatter of green paint covers a large area on the statue of President Abraham Lincoln after it was vandalized at the Lincoln Memorial July 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The paint, which has no writings or symbols, was discovered around 1:30 a.m. on the statue of the 16th president, which was dedicated in 1922 and is one of the most popular sites on the National Mall. The memorial will remain closed until the paint can be removed. (Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Workers Continue to Clean Lincoln Memorial as Witnesses Come Forward

Workers continued cleaning residue from green paint that was splattered on the Lincoln Memorial and officers who guard the National Mall said it shows they need more resources.

07/28/2013

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