Martin Luther King Day
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VALPARAISO | A weeklong celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will kick off Thursday under the theme The Beloved Community and continue through Jan. 23 at Valparaiso University and several other locations around the city.
VALPARAISO | The significance of having the nation honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day it celebrated the second inauguration of its first black president wasn’t lost on Eboo Patel, who said both men built bridges between people of different religions.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition. We honor his personal courage as well as political impact as catalyst for the civil rights revolution.
CHICAGO | Kids: Closed schools don't mean you need to be bored Monday.
VALPARAISO | The city and Valparaiso University are observing Martin Luther King Day with a series of events highlighted by a presentation by Mayor Jon Costas and a keynote address by Eboo Patel on Monday.
VALPARAISO | The public is invited to a special presentation entitled Embracing Inclusion by Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas at 9 a.m. on Jan. 21 at City Hall. The talk is part of the city’s Martin Luther King Day events, in conjunction with Valparaiso University. Mayor Costas’s talk will focus …
SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli will host a Martin Luther King Day event starting at 10 a.m. Monday at South Suburban College's Kindig Performing Arts Center, 15800 S. State St., according to a news release.
VALPARAISO | Mayor Jon Costas told the newly reorganized city Advisory Human Relations Council it was significant it was holding its first meeting Tuesday, the day after the Martin Luther King Jr. observance.
MERRILLVILLE | All town departments except emergency services will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Indiana University's African-American Choral Ensemble performs Monday at Indiana University Northwest in Gary. The concert kicked off the campus celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which honors the civil rights activist.
The audience claps during a Monday performance of Indiana University's African-American Choral Ensemble at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.
Indiana University's African-American Choral Ensemble performs Monday at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.
WESTVILLE | Emmy-award winning talk show host Garrard McClendon will be the featured speaker at the Purdue North Central tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest will celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Thursday with a special program, "The Freedom Rides and the Freedom Riders of 1961," which will pay tribute to the men and women who risked their lives to confront racial inequality in the U.S. South.
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