Martin Luther King Jr. Groundbreaking

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Plaque Laid - On December 4, 2000, a marble and bronze plaque was laid by Alpha Phi Alpha to dedicate the site where the memorial was to be built. Soon thereafter, a full-time fundraising team began the fundraising and promotional campaign for the memorial.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Groundbreaking - A ceremonial groundbreaking for the memorial was held on November 13, 2006, in West Potomac Park.