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Martin Luther King Jr. Monuments

Dedications to the late Dr. King

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    The statue of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    King was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience.

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    Sculpter Lei Yixin,master sculptor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial looks at the statue August 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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    The statue of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. is seen at the MLK Memorial.

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    Workers are seen at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial August 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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    Master Lei Yixin with a three foot high clay maquette model of the Stone of Hope, the center piece of the Memorial honoring Dr. King's legacy on the National Mall in Washington, DC where he delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birth Home, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Tombs of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    A plaque displayed on the ground in Washington D.C. where Martin Luther King gave his famous "I have a dream" speech.

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    This artist's conception of a memorial for Martin Luther King Jr. on the mall in Washington D.C.

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    The tomb of the late Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    The inscription carved on the tomb of Dr. King.

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    A monument of Dr. King decorated with a flower wreath after his widow Coretta Scott King died in Rosarito, Mexico in 2006.

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    Martin Luther King Monument at Martin Luther Kings plats (MLK Square) behind the university building in Uppsala, Sweden.

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    Martin Luther King tribute outside of the Enoch Pratt free library in Baltimore.

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    Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace is a National Historic Site dedicated to preserve his history.

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. plaque in Washington, D.C. with a quote from the civil rights leader himself.

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