Parents Blindsided As West Side Boys And Girls Club Branch ClosesSome residents of East Garfield Park were counting on a summer camp program for kids. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Martin Luther King's Chicago March Memorialized In Marquette ParkIt was an ugly moment. Fifty years ago, Dr. King came to advocate for fair housing practices. Infamously, he got hit by a stone in the head. CBS 2's Sandra Torres reports.
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In ChicagoHonor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year by visiting museums or volunteering through these organizations in the Chicago area.
When Talking About Ferguson, Try To Be Thoughtful -- Few Others WillBefore declaring your knee-jerk reaction to the riots in Ferguson on Facebook and at the dinner table, take a moment to be careful and considerate. The least we can do for Ferguson is to be thoughtful in our reactions to their struggles.
Widow Of Civil Rights Leader Recalls StruggleThe widow of a key civil rights leader was in Chicago today for a King Day speech at the Union League Club in the Loop. WBBM's Regine Schlesinger was there.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
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