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MLK Association of Asheville
"Our LIVES Begin To End The Day
We Become SILENT About Things That MATTER"
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Statue

In 1997, the Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast Committee was still sponsored by Asheville Parks & Recreation Department. That year, the committee raised more than $30,000 from public contributions to erect the unique life-size bronze statue of Dr. King that is the centerpiece of Asheville’s Martin Luther King Park. Upon its installation the statue became the property of the City of Asheville.