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College students Yashua Clemons [cq] and Bevelyn Ukah [cq] of Greensboro, N.C. visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the first day monuments on the National Mall reopen after the government shutdown, Washington, D.C., Thursday, October 17, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK
College students Yashua Clemons [cq] and Bevelyn Ukah [cq] of Greensboro, N.C. visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the first day monuments on the National Mall reopen after the government shutdown, Washington, D.C., Thursday, October 17, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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