The memorial, which officially opens to the public Monday after 14 years of planning, is located next to the Tidal Basin. President Barack Obama and others will speak at the memorial dedication ceremony on Aug. 28, 48 years to the day after the “I Have a Dream” speech, which took place nearby.
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For complete coverage of the memorial, visit The Post’s special report page.