Americans Mark Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday


Paying tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. At his memorial in Washington -- a yellow wreath to honor the slain civil rights leader. The gathering, not far from the site where he delivered his compelling 'I have a dream' speech, was just one of many events marking his life. There were parades in San Antonio, Phoenix and Denver in honor of King's work to end segregation Vice President Joe Biden reflected on King's legacy at a breakfast in Washington.