The Washington Post

Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy: Tell us in six words

(Marvin Joseph/The WASHINGTON POST)

But to get to the heart of his legacy, think smaller.

(Nikki Kahn)

Be smart. Be clever. Be funny. Be serious. And as events in D.C. lead up to the dedication ceremony for the MLK memorial, we’ll share the best six-word reflections in print and online:


Share your photos: #MLKPHOTOS

Getting around: A challenging site for visitors

A tribute to one man moves many

If you won’t be able to visit the monument in person, this interactive graphic and the video below should give you a good view of Washington’s newest monument:

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