Martin Luther King Jr
SOUTH HOLLAND | They came together to remember and celebrate the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Lake County judge and a Lake Central High School student were honored Thursday at Indiana's birthday celebration for Martin Luther King Jr.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet celebrates the life, legacy and determination of Martin Luther King Jr. to achieve social justice for all people through non-violence in a series of events scheduled on campus, Jan. 28 through Feb. 1.
GARY | A reluctant leader who was “willing to put himself out there,” the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. became “a game-changer for the country … a light instead of a mirror,” said the guest speaker at Sunday’s annual tribute to King at Holy Angels Cathedral.
Troy Patterson Thomas recites the famous "I Have a Dream" speech by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual tribute to King on Sunday at the Cathedral of the Holy Angels in Gary.
Patricia DeNeal has always felt knowledge helps change lives and that belief led her to spend 45 years in nursing and teaching.
WESTVILLE | Purdue University North Central will be the site of the 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration Breakfast on Jan. 21 in the PNC Library-Student-Faculty Building cafeteria.
MERRILLVILLE | Children in kindergarten through sixth grade can celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 4 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Lake County Public Library's central branch, 1919 W. 81st Ave.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission will award a $500 college scholarship to the high school student who best shows how to promote equality.
GARY | Family, friends, and local residents remembered former teacher and public official Katie Hall as a love-filled person with a deep legacy of community service.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate paused for a moment of silence and unanimously approved a resolution Thursday honoring the late Katie Hall.
Students at Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City reflected on their freedoms and dreams during a recent celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
HAMMOND | In September 1960, Annie Hicks entered Maywood Elementary School as the first black teacher employed in Hammond.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White on Monday honored the memory of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. as part of a south suburban commemoration of his birthday.
Two black mayors in Northwest Indiana — Karen Freeman-Wilson, of Gary, and Anthony Copeland, of East Chicago — say the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. has had an impact on their personal and political lives.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The South Suburban College basketball program will host a Martin Luther King Basketball Shootout featuring area high school and college basketball action on Monday.
GARY | For Richard "Chappy" Woods, there are few greater joys in life than pulling walleye, bass, crappie and perch from Canadian fishing holes. But, his heart belongs to youth football.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet celebrates the legacy and presence of Martin Luther King Jr., on campus Jan. 23-27 with a peace exhibit, panel discussion, 1960s sit-in program and the university's annual convocation.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state -- and national -- holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. might not exist today but for the steely determination and more than a decade of work by legislators from Gary.
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