Press

We are running MLK Boston as an open process, with lots of public events and a Facebook group where you can make your voice be heard.

As part of getting the word out, we frequently update members of the media so they can help inform the general public about our plans. Here is some of the coverage we have received to date:

  1. Mayor backs new plan to build MLK memorial in Boston, Jon Chesto, The Boston Globe, 9/20/2017
  2. Boston Entrepreneur Proposes Memorial To Martin Luther King, Jr., Meghna Chakrabarti, Zoe Mitchell, WBUR, 10/4/2017
  3. Non-Profit Group Working To Build MLK Memorial In Boston, Greater Boston on WGBH TV, 1/9/2018
  4. King memorial needed in Boston – urgently, Bill Forry, Dorchester Reporter, 1/10/2018
  5. Where to put an MLK memorial in Boston?, Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe, 1/14/2018
  6. CBS Boston TV, Christina Hager, 1/15/2018
  7. WCVB CityLine, 2/4/2018
  8. Black history is America's history, Joyce Ferriabough Bolling, Boston Herald, 2/8/2018
  9. Community Discussion About MLK Memorial, BNN News with Ed Gaskin, 3/16/2018
  10. Honoring the Boston legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, Paul English, The Boston Globe, 6/8/2018
  11. MLK project will have one foot on the Common, and one in Roxbury, Adrian Walker, 6/10/2018
  12. Harry Belafonte, Earth Wind & Fire to headline star-studded MLK Boston Fundraiser, Lillian Brown, 8/3/2018
  13. Can the memorial for Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King change perceptions about Boston?, Paul English, 9/6/2018
  14. See the finalists for the MLK memorial on the Boston Common, Michael Levenson, The Boston Globe, 9/18/2018
  15. Which design for the Boston Common MLK memorial rises to the (mountain)top?, Ty Burr, The Boston Globe, 9/18/2018
  16. New Boston Common Memorial Will Honor Martin Luther King Jr. And Coretta Scott's Love And Legacy, Maria Garcia, WBUR, 9/18/2018
  17. Boston's Martin Luther King Jr. monument: The 5 design finalists, Tom Acitelli, Curbed Boston, 9/18/2018
  18. King memorial project will bring a necessary change to Boston Common, Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe, 9/19/2018

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