Monday: MLK Day march and rally starts at Garfield + Inauguration viewing at NAAM

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The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day rally starts at 11 a.m. at Garfield High School Monday. At 12:30, one of the largest MLK Day marches in the nation will start on its journey to the Federal Building downtown via Capitol Hill.

For more details on the march, see our previous post.

See more photos at the bottom of this post. We will add more throughout the day.

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Monday is not only MLK Day, but it is also the inauguration of President Obama’s second term over in the other Washington. The Northwest African American Museum at 23rd and Massachusetts will be showing the ceremony. The doors open at 8 a.m.

History in the Making: The 57th Presidential Inauguration Viewing at NAAM

Join the Northwest African American Museum on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to watch the 2013 inauguration of President Barack Obama. NAAM is pleased to host this community gathering to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and usher in the second term of our first African American president.

Doors open at 8 am.

Send your photos from either your CD inauguration party or the MLK Day march to tips@centraldistrictnews.com. We’ll update this post as the day goes on.

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UPDATE: Here’s a panorama we made while the march was gathered at Garfield:
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Truman Buffett also sent us the following photos from the march downtown:

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