Martin Luther King Jr
Before 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.
The 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.
Rev. 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.
CHICAGO (STMW) – The following locations will be closed Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal and state holiday: