President Barack Obama shakes hands with people before giving out meals in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day during a volunteer work project at the So Others Might Eat dining room for the homeless in Washington Monday./Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Monday: President Barack Obama hugs his daughter Malia Obama, 11, as they serve lunch to people at So Others Might Eat, a social services organization, in Washington. (AP)
In Washington, D.C., Obama honored King's legacy by serving lunch at a social services organization. Later Monday, Obama was scheduled to discuss the civil rights movement with a group of black elders and their grandchildren and speak at a King Day concert at the Kennedy Center.