Earlene Purches of Flint, Mich., takes a photograph of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday. Work to remove a paraphrased quote from the memorial has begun and is expected to last three to four weeks. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Earlene Purches of Flint, Mich., takes a photograph of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday. Work to remove a paraphrased quote from the memorial has begun and is expected to last three to four weeks. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)