"Let us not be trapped by what is. We can''t be discouraged by what is. We've got to keep pushing for what ought to be. " "Dr. King will stand for all time, among monuments to those who fathered this nation and those who defended it. A black preacher, no official rank or title, somehow gave voice to our deepest dreams and our most lasting ideas. [...] I know we will overcome . I know there are better days ahead. I know this because of the man towering over us."
President Barack Obama was spotted checking out the Dr. Marth Luther King National Memorial with his family after giving an empowering speech at the dedication ceremony at Washington Mall. Click the jump to read a few quotes from his speech.