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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Orsten Artis

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Orsten Artis

Orsten Artis spent part of Friday afternoon fitting a tuxedo.

March 24, 2014 6:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Another look at MLK shows greatness of his message

GUEST COMMENTARY: Another look at MLK shows greatness of his message

‘I have a dream’ is how the Rev. Martin Luther King highlighted his momentous speech in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 1963, and that phrase resonates strongly. His address was the centerpiece of the historic March on Washington, which involved over 200,000 people.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am
Labor, civil rights activist with local ties dead at 76

Labor, civil rights activist with local ties dead at 76

Leon Lynch, a longtime union labor activist who started his career as a steelworker in East Chicago and was the first African-American to hold a senior-level position in a U.S. labor union, died Friday. He was 76 and died in Memphis, Tenn.

May 08, 2012 3:00 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Progress can mean a return to founding principles

YOUNG VOICES: Progress can mean a return to founding principles

Technology is not the only area of American life where progress has become a holy standard.

March 05, 2012 10:47 pm
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