Washington, DC, – January 13, 2011. A construction worker walks at the base of the Stone of Hope, a sculpture depicting the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seen behind mesh and scaffolding at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial site in Washington DC, USA, 13 January 2011. The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial site is under construction and the dedication is scheduled to take place in August 2011. Martin Luther King Jr., Day is observed 17 January 2011, to honor the life of the nonviolent civil rights leader.