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Martin Luther King and his $120 million, Chinese-made statue [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2011-10-21 15:45:12 |Display all floors
Originally posted by ganzhuolin at 2011-10-21 15:09
...have a say in who and where the statue should be made...? Anyone knows...?

by Stephan Tawney on August 23, 2011

MLK Statue Made in China; Family Charged Foundation $800k...
WASHINGTON — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s family has charged the foundation building a monument to the civil-rights leader on the National Mall about $800,000 to use his words and image — and at least one scholar thinks that Dr. King would find such an arrangement offensive.

by the way:
The Statue of Liberty, was sculpted by a Frenchman in France.
But it was a gift to the United States and celebrated a concept, not an actual human being who lived and died in America and for America.

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