The Washington Post

Martin Luther King Jr. memorial opens Monday. Test your knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement hero (Quiz)


The statue at the Martin Luther King Jr memorial by the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. in August 2011. (Marvin Joseph/THE WASHINGTON POST)

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.

How well do you know the inspiration for D.C.’s newest memorial? Test your knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement hero with our 10-question quiz below.

For complete coverage of the memorial, visit The Post’s special report page.

Comments
Show Comments
0 Comments
Washington Post Subscriptions

Get 2 months of digital access to The Washington Post for just 99¢.

A limited time offer for Apple Pay users.

Buy with
Cancel anytime

$9.99/month after the two month trial period. Sales tax may apply.
By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Service, Digital Products Terms of Sale & Privacy Policy.

Get 2 months of digital access to The Washington Post for just 99¢.

Most Read
Read stories based on reporting for “Trump Revealed,” a broad, comprehensive biography of the life of the president-elect.

lifestyle

mlk2011

Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Close video player
Now Playing