Thousands of people gathered in Washington Sunday to dedicate the new memorial to slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr.
The four-hour, star-studded event featured tributes from members of King’s family, clergy, gospel singers, and others.
Congress approved the monument honoring King in 1996. It stands on the National Mall between the Lincoln and Jefferson memorials.
Organizers say they relied on God to see the project through to fruition.
“You could not do this without having God in your life,” Harry E. Johnson, CEO of the Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, told CBN News.
“You could not do this if, in fact, you did not have the Holy Spirit somewhere in your body to move and groove you to make things happen,” he said.
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