President Obama to Dedicate Martin Luther King Memorial on Sunday

I believe that everything happens for a reason. Although the dedication was originally scheduled for August, i believe it is more timely now considering the legacy of Dr. King in its totality. The March on Washington was for jobs and equality. The celebrations this weekend are for jobs and justice. With the Senate voting down the President's Jobs Bill and the protestors at all the 'wall streets' across the world, this is the perfect time for something big to happen. I am excited to hear what the President has to say and I will be recording it for a keepsake. This speech, I believe, will go down in history as one of his best.

Six years ago, President Obama -- then a senator from Illinois -- spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

He described a man who, though not a president, became the leader of a nation. He described a man who, though he frequently wrestled with doubt, gave voice to the voiceless and courage to the faint of heart.

And the President described the monument as a reminder that King's dream of "a land in which all of God's children might come together in a spirit of brotherhood" still beckons.

In the time since, President Obama has compared Dr. King to Moses -- a visionary leader who did not live to see the Promised Land.

In 2010, the President spoke about King at the Vermont Avenue Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., describing himself as a member of the Joshua generation, "the great inheritors of progress paid for with sweat and blood, and sometimes life itself."

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