Unveiling of Dr. MLK, Jr.’s statue in Washington

Today at the National Mall in Washington D.C., unveiled is a stone like statue in honor of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The gigantic ‘Stone of Hope’ sculpture of King was created by Chinese artist Lei Yixin. The statue was erected near the George Washington Monument at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The memorial is the first on the National Mall to honor an African-American man and the first to honor a person who did not serve as president.

Salute to the KING.