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During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.
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President Barack Obama has long made it known that he is a great admirer of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During his first term in office, he added a sculpture of King's to the Oval Office. The bust made history in 2000 when it became the first image of an African American in any public space in the White House. So it is only fitting that during his final Black History Month as President of the United States, Obama welcomed four members of King's family to view the bust in the Oval Office for the first time.