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.
Illinois District Defends Having School On MLK DaySome members of the Rockford-area NAACP criticized the Winnebago district, west of Rockford. But Superintendent John Schwuchow said students in the district's four schools learned about King's legacy and impact.
Rush University's Students And Staff Celebrate MLK As A Day Of ServiceMedical students and staffers from Rush University will honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with health care service.
Woman Uses Poetry On MLK Day To Find Peace During ViolenceThis year’s MLK observance finds many in the country at a crossroads, struggling with neighborhood violence and police shootings.