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-- dozens of people ignoring nickel to tour the Martin Luther King Jr.
memorial this Friday night.
The commanding thirty foot granite statue of Doctor King is the centerpiece for the four acre memorial.
On the quote I was a drum major for justice peace and righteousness a -- taken from a 1968.
But it's a -- many including poet my on to -- say is taken out of context misleading and -- -- to -- words makes came look like an arrogant twit.
His actual speech in Atlanta head Ebenezer Baptist Church was this.
Yes if you want to see that I was a drum major that I was a drum major for justice say that I was a drum major for peace I was a drum major for righteousness.
And all of the other shallow things will not matter.
Those we found at the memorial say they agree with the decision to make the change.
It's an important monument it's a beautiful monument they should be very proud of what they've accomplished so far but the job isn't done and they just had to take a step further.
And correct what -- not correct at this point.
He's a great leader.
So to do that I thank you so call a great -- though he managed to be remembered.
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