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Children help paint a peace mural during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Washington, D.C., Monday, January 20, 2014. Children from the Sursum Corda neighborhood participate in an event to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Children listened to a discussion about King and the Peace Corps' commitment to peace and service, and did activities such as mural painting, dancing, drumming and reading. The day was organized by Little Friends for Peace, a non-profit organization that teaches peace skills to children and adults who work with children to counter the culture of violence. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Children from the Renaissance Cultural Center, right, dance as Kristen Arant, left, of Washington, D.C., performs traditional West African music at during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Washington, D.C., Monday, January 20, 2014. Children from the Sursum Corda neighborhood participate in an event to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Children listened to a discussion about King and the Peace Corps' commitment to peace and service, and did activities such as mural painting, dancing, drumming and reading. The day was organized by Little Friends for Peace, a non-profit organization that teaches peace skills to children and adults who work with children to counter the culture of violence. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Kevin Harpham has pleaded guilty in connection with a plan to detonate a bomb at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane, Wash., on Jan. 17. (Associated Press)

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The newly unveiled Martin Luther King Jr. Drive sign sits below the Maine Avenue S.W. sign at the corner of Maine Avenue and 14th Street S.W. on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, the day that this part of Maine Avenue was officially renamed. The road will continue along the Southwest Freeway and join up with the other part of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Southeast. The sign is unusual in that it has a likeness of Dr. King on it. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)