Chicago Author Paul Kendrick Emphasizes Enduring Importance Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Courage After Being Placed In Prison Where He Felt His Life Was In DangerSix decades later, some lessons learned from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are just as relevant today – that is the view of a local author who wrote a book about a pivotal incident in Dr. King’s life.
Donation Drives, Community Gatherings Held Across Chicago In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Leaders Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 93rd Birthday In ChicagoOn what would have been his 93rd birthday, civil rights leaders gathered in Chicago's Lawndale neighborhood and vowed to continue his work.
Illinois Secretary Of State Jesse White Wants New Statue Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At State CapitolWhite said a monument to King should be in a more prominent location on the Capitol grounds, and he believes the current statue "does not properly reflect Dr. King."
Mentoring Group Holds Day Of Service To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Volunteers with I Am a Gentleman Monday cleaned and sanitized the Salvation Army Center near 69th and Morgan as part of a day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.
Chicago Professor Uses Wisdom Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To Inform Her TeachingOn Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Dr. King's words speak to the issues America faces today. As CBS 2's Jim Williams reports, one college professor uses his wisdom in her Chicago classroom.
Community Groups Offering Free Meals Throughout Chicago, Suburbs For MLK DaySeveral groups are helping the hungry throughout the city and suburbs in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
'My Block, My Hood, My City' Distributing PPE For Monday's MLK Day Of ServiceMore than 2,000 seniors will be getting personal protective equipment Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Chicago Leaders Virtually Commemorate Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Mayor Lori Lightfoot and local leaders reflected on Dr. King's accomplishments for the city's 35th annual interfaith celebration.
Exhibit Now At DuSable Museum Provides Virtual Reality Experience Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' SpeechWe’re all familiar with the film of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reciting his “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C. in 1963, but a new exhibit at the DuSable Museum will let you experience it as if you were there.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Annual Scholarship Breakfast, Day Of Service Honor Civil Rights Leader's LegacyHundreds of Chicagoans from all walks of life gathered Monday morning to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Man Fatally Shot Outside St. Sabina Church Hours After Peace MarchAn event meant to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ended with gun violence.
Sarah Collins Rudolph, Survivor Of 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing, Speaks For Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At St. SabinaAn unsung hero of the Civil Rights Movement was the guest speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at St. Sabina Church on Sunday.
Chicago Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Museum Exhibits, Day Of ServiceChicago and the nation honor late civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Queen Of Soul Leaves A Powerful Civil Rights LegacyLong after the civil rights movement ended, Aretha Franklin remained committed to social justice.