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Under a proposal introduced by Mayor Emanuel on Wednesday, the foundation would be able to temporarily use office space at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in Bronzeville for $1 through 2016.
Rep. John Conyers has served long enough that he can point with pride to an endorsement from Martin Luther King Jr. But he's not done yet.
Ruff, who was most recently seen on Broadway in Romeo and Juliet, joins previously announced three-time Emmy Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson, Michael McKean as J. Edgar Hoover, Brandon J. Dirden as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rob Campbell as Governor George Wallace , and 5-time Tony nominee John McMartin as Richard Russ ell .
What do an excommunicated sixteenth century German monk and an African American Baptist minister born in 1929 have in common? According to Pulaski Middle School seventh grade student and second-place essay contest winner Betsy Nall, quite a bit.
In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, The Alden at the McLean Community Center is proud to present Ambassador Andrew Young : "A Continuing Legacy," at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17. Young, whose efforts have served and shaped the country for more than 50 years, will share personal memories of Dr. King and his years in the Civil Rights ... (more)
Iowa City Community School Board members voted Tuesday to have district administrators look into the logistics of rescheduling activities planned for Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2014 so they can pursue canceling school on that day.
Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced the county is building a civil rights monument to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Rockland's Commission on Human Rights.
For the second time in as many months, the founder of the Southeast Community Day celebration has lowered his funding request to the city of Newport News for a program honoring Martin Luther King Jr. in conjunction with the city's upcoming dedication of a bronze bas-relief honoring the civil rights leader.
Your newspaper would not cover Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. when he visited Newport News , nor would you put his photo in your newspaper, because Dr. King was an African American.
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Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Downtown shoppers still can park free on four holidays that city officials had asked to remove from the list of days meters are enforced.
By now, most of us know more about the former South African President, Nelson Mandela, than the moving 2009 Morgan Freeman movie, Invictus.
R Kelly arrives at the 2013 American Music Awards, on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 in Los Angeles.
All K-12 students in both Plymouth and Canton are invited to participate in an upcoming 2014 Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. King by entering a special art and essay contest.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was joined by other legends of the American civil-rights movement in the march on Frankfort, Ky., on March 5, 1964.