Martin Luther King Jr
When Charlie Misovye, coordinator for Theatre at the Center's Theatre For Young Audiences, joined the staff of the Munster venue a decade ago, he realized the importance of offering more programming for youths.
HAMMOND | Under the banner of “United in the Struggle,” several hundred people marched from City Hall to the Hammond Civic Center on Monday for an annual candlelight march and commemoration program in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
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A recent study funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts showed nearly 70 percent of Americans born in poverty never achieve upward mobility. Such data defy the mythical notion that today’s impoverished masses can somehow transform their economic lives simply by maximizing resources trickling down…
In the 4-H program, we’re in the business of “positive youth development." What does that mean? We’re playing a role in helping youths discover their potential and developing them into the future leaders of our beloved communities.
GARY | Lake Superior Court Judge Calvin Hawkins was honored Saturday as the recipient of Gary Frontiers Service Club's 2014 Drum Major Award.
Dr. Deborah McCullough is one of six nominees for the Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major award.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Lonnie Randolph, D-East Chicago, presided Thursday over the unveiling of two busts of trailblazing African-American Hoosier politicians, now on permanent display in the Statehouse.
Valparaiso University Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Historic "I Have A Dream" Speech
VALPARAISO | For more than 20 years, Valparaiso University has celebrated the life and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr., and this tradition continues with a week long celebration Jan. 16-23.
The assassination of John F. Kennedy was a pivotal moment on which the world suddenly turned. How can we make it spin back?
Fifty years ago this Friday I was preparing to make my stage debut as the town drunk in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" when the shots range out in Dallas and everything changed.
Actor David Alan Anderson as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Actress Lisa Beasley as Hotel Maid Camae
Actor David Alan Anderson as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and actress Lisa Beasley, who hails from Gary as hotel maid Camae in "The Mountaintop" at Court Theatre in Chicago playing through Oct. 6.
It’s 1961, and I’m walking toward the front entrance of Roosevelt High School, Gary. What a beautiful structure and park-like setting, with manicured lawn and trees giving testimony that this school has pride!
INDIANAPOLIS | Thousands of Americans will converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., starting Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, including a host of local residents and leaders.
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.
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