More Than 1,000 Recreate MLK's March In Chicago, 50 Years LaterSt. Sabina pastor Michael Pfleger had just finished his junior year in high school, and he was there when Martin Luther King got a hostile reception in Marquette Park.
Future Of Chicago State University A Topic Of Conversation At PUSH Excel Scholarship BreakfastOn this day honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the topic at the PUSH Excel scholarship breakfast was the future of schools that serve many African Americans, like Chicago State University.
Angry With Emanuel, Protesters Boycott King Day BreakfastSome leaders of the city's black community are demonstrating outside the annual Martin Luther King breakfast over what they say are the failures of Mayor Emanuel.
Ministers To Boycott MLK Breakfast With Mayor To Protest Laquan McDonald ShootingA group of black pastors planned to boycott the city’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Friday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s handling of the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
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.
Bernstein: Good Riddance To An Ugly RacistUntil yesterday, nothing associated with Paula Deen could ever be considered delicious.
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.
MLK Memorial Dedication Postponed As Hurricane Irene Looms Off East CoastThe 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.
On Anniversary Of King's Death, Daley Decries Gun ViolenceMayor 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.
MLK's Birthday No Day Off For One SchoolA private school keeps its students in class for Dr. King's holiday, to honor the civil-rights leader's legacy.
Daley Asks Buildings To Use Blue Lights On King's BirthdayMayor 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.