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In honor of Martin Luther King memorial in Washington will

November 13 2006

Greater Memorial Martin Luther King Jr. will be in Washington. Foundation stone laying ceremony held today.

In the heart of the memorial complex will be located. The sculpture, entitled "Mountain of Despair" will open the museum entrance. Sculpture becomes a symbol of racial division of American society, which fought Martin Luther King. The names of the defenders of human rights appear on a granite base.

The creators of the construction of the memorial will cost $ 100 million. Much of the money donated for construction of King's widow, who died earlier this year.

Martin Luther King - one of the most famous fighters for the rights of African Americans. He did a lot for signing the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination based on religion, race and sex. NTV reports

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