Martin Luther King

Protesters react to the St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown  November 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

When Talking About Ferguson, Try To Be Thoughtful — Few Others Will

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.

11/25/2014

Paula Deen. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good Riddance To An Ugly Racist

Until yesterday, nothing associated with Paula Deen could ever be considered delicious.

670 The Score–06/22/2013

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

School Children Mark King’s ‘Dream’ Speech

On this day 49 years ago, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what has come to be known as his “I Have A Dream” speech.

08/28/2012

The 'Stone of Hope' sculpture of Martin Luther King by Chinese artist Lei Yixin is the first memorial on the National Mall to honor an African-American and the first to honor a person who did not serve as president. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

MLK Memorial Dedication Postponed As Hurricane Irene Looms Off East Coast

The Martin Luther King memorial dedication set for Sunday in Washington, D.C.. has been cancelled because of Hurricane Irene, disappointing dozens of Chicagoans who had hoped to honor the civil-rights icon.

08/25/2011

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Anniversary Of King’s Death, Daley Decries Gun Violence

Mayor Daley said Monday that the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King is a reminder of how far this nation still has to go in dealing with violence in America.

04/04/2011

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK’s Birthday No Day Off For One School

A private school keeps its students in class for Dr. King’s holiday, to honor the civil-rights leader’s legacy.

01/17/2011

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Daley Asks Buildings To Use Blue Lights On King’s Birthday

Mayor Richard M. Daley asked the owners of downtown buildings to use blue lighting next week to symbolize peace in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

01/12/2011