Where to put an MLK memorial in Boston?

Visitors toured the Martin Luther King Memorial in San Francisco. –Jim Wilson/New York Times/File

While he was struggling to come to terms with the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, Paul English traveled to one of his favorite places: the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in San Francisco.

The memorial has become a magnet for people across the city. Its collection of quotations from King’s speechesspeaks to King’s status as an inspiration to the world.

And as he took it all in, English — a white entrepreneur from Boston — had a dream.


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