Sunday, April 02, 2006

Donations for King Memorial have Jumped

Donations for a planned memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington have jumped since the recent deaths of civil rights icons Rosa Parks and King's widow, Coretta Scott King. To date, $58 million has been raised for the $100 million project, with more than $4.5 million collected in just one recent week. By comparison, the campaign took in just over $5 million in all of 2004...more

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