Floyd Lee Corkins buys gun, week before shooting at Family Research Council
On August 9, 2012, France TV briefly interviewed Floyd Lee Corkins II for a general story on buying guns at a store in Chantilly, Va. He is the first man to appear on camera. This occured the week before the shooting of an unarmed security guard last summer at the D.C. headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial unveiled
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is revealed to members of the press before opening to the public. The design is derived from part of King's famous "I have a dream" speech when he said, "With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope." The memorial sits by the tidal basin between the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials.
Al Sharpton leads rally for jobs, justice
Rev. Al Sharpton organized a March on Washington for Jobs and Justice on the National Mall on Saturday. Occupy DC protesters also joined the event as they headed toward the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. (Oct. 15)
Jackson tells Occupy protesters to remain nonviolent
Rev. Jesse Jackson addressed the Occupy Wall Street movement at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dedication on Sunday. Like civil rights protests, he told Occupy protesters to remain nonviolent. (Oct. 16)
Transgender at five
This video from the Post’s May 2012 profile shows Tyler at age 5, soon after his parents first allowed him to live as a boy.
The year in prep highlights
Members of the 2012-2013 All-Met teams narrate a multimedia presentation that highlights the biggest moments in high school sports.