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.