Where is the grave of Martin Luther King?
What is on Martin Luther King’s gravestone?
The inscription currently reads: “I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness.” The phrase is chiseled into one side of a massive block of granite that includes King’s likeness emerging from the stone. It became a point of controversy after the memorial opened in August.
Who is Martin Luther King’s granddaughter?
What President signed the MLK Jr Day into law in 1983?
The campaign for a federal holiday in King’s honor began soon after his assassination in 1968. President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in 1983, and it was first observed three years later.