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Jan 17
A 1970 bronze sculpture of Martin Luther King by Charles Alston from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
The sculpture is currently on loan to the White House and sits in President Barack Obama’s Oval Office.
Its presence marked the first time an image of an African-American was displayed in a public space in the White House.

A 1970 bronze sculpture of Martin Luther King by Charles Alston from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

The sculpture is currently on loan to the White House and sits in President Barack Obama’s Oval Office.

Its presence marked the first time an image of an African-American was displayed in a public space in the White House.


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