Comments for: Poised for change: Fix the quote on the King Memorial

Posted Jan. 01, 2012, at 5:29 p.m.

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the Mall drew plenty of controversy even before its dedication on Oct. 16. One of the earliest objections was to King’s pose: The civil rights leader stands arms crossed, looking impatient, indignant, glowering. Critics called it a confrontational stance, too angry and …

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