47 Years Later, Rev. Jesse Jackson Recalls Assassination Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Forty-seven years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he counseled striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tenn.
Cancel Classes On MLK Day? No Way, Says Selma Marcher Who Knew Dr. KingA Chicago educator who marched for voting rights in Selma, Ala. 50 years ago reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Chicago Celebrates Life And Legacy Of Martin Luther KingThe Hyatt Regency Chicago hosted the 25th Annual PUSH Excel Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, to raise money for students so they can further their education through college, and live the dreams of Dr. King.
Head Of Small Business Administration Announces Expansion Of Micro Loan Program In ChicagoThe head of the federal Small Business Administration is observing Martin Luther King Day is Chicago.
Fr. Pfleger: Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lives OnA day ahead of the federal holiday in his name, parishioners at St. Sabina Church celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday.
Chicago Leaders Mentoring Young African-AmericansCBS 2's Jim Williams introduces to a couple of Chicagoans who are offering effective and selfless leadership in their own way.
Rev. Jeremiah Wright Takes Shots At Mayor Emanuel At CTU BreakfastThe Chicago Teachers Union has a new, more outspoken image courtesy of the fiery preacher, Reverend Jeremiah Wright.
Historian: King's Dream In 1963 Still A Goal For U.S.A veteran of Chicago’s civil rights movement said Wednesay’s commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington highlights how far African Americans have come in this country, and how far they still have to go.
Chicago Woman Reflects On Attending March On Washington March 28, 1963: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech that would help to unify a nation. Among the sea of people in the crowd was Chicagoan Brenetta Howell Barrett.
Baffoe: Let’s Mock Sports Fans Who Don’t Understand MLK DayHere are just some of the many stupid people out there who really get the whole spirit of the holiday wrong, and in some cases, the actual work of the man wrong.
Hundreds Celebrate Obama's Inauguration, King Holiday At DuSable MuseumThough it was Obama’s second inauguration, there was no less enthusiasm from the crowd, which stood and cheered as they watched a live telecast of the inaugural proceedings.
Obama's Inauguration On King Holiday Carries Dual SignificanceWith President Barack Obama's second inauguration coming on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday, Monday has been a day of special significance for African-Americans.