TITLE

Memorial Honors King

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;01/17/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 14, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the monument created in Washington, D.C. in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., who championed the rights of African-Americans in 1968.
ACCESSION #
2724493

 

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