Martin Luther King Day

Maria Contreras-Sweet.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Head Of Small Business Administration Announces Expansion Of Micro Loan Program In Chicago

The head of the federal Small Business Administration is observing Martin Luther King Day is Chicago.


Father Michael Pfleger talks about his new role at St. Sabina and for the Archdiocese. (CBS)

Fr. Pfleger: Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lives On

A 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.


Kelly Fair (left) and Dwayne Bryant (right).

Chicago Leaders Mentoring Young African-Americans

CBS 2’s Jim Williams introduces to a couple of Chicagoans who are offering effective and selfless leadership in their own way.


Civil rights leader Martin Luther King,Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Aug. 28, 1963, during the "March on Washington." Aug. 28, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of the famous "I Have a Dream" speech, which is credited with mobilizing supporters of desegregation and prompted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Volunteer Projects To Highlight Martin Luther King Day

All across the country, hundreds of thousands of people will partake in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, is to celebrate the slain civil rights leader’s life through service to others


Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Baffoe: Let’s Mock Sports Fans Who Don’t Understand MLK Day

Here 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.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2013

Occupy Chicago Demonstrators Continue To Camp Outside Of Bank Of America Building

Occupy Protesters On MLK Day: ‘Banks Have Crippled America’

A few hundred people assembled in an almost-vacant Loop Monday for an “Occupy the Dream” rally near the Federal Reserve Bank.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2012