Martin Luther King Jr
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic “I Have a Dream” speech 50 years ago, at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial, referenced the Emancipation Proclamation. He spoke of the "beacon of hope" promised in Lincoln’s words — and the need for our nation to make good on that promise.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | Merrillville resident Bishop Harvey calmly walked around the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday morning taking in the crowd, signs and taking photos.
HAMMOND | The Matlock family bundled up and arrived early Monday morning at Hammond City Hall for the city's annual Martin Luther King Jr. march.
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.
GARY | The daughter of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be in Gary on Feb. 22 and 23 to host a special program, Keeping the Dream Alive Youth Rally 2013 and Beyond — Moving from Rhetoric to Action.
GARY | Rozelle Hammonds said God called him three times to turn from alcoholism to service.
GARY | The Rev. Dr. Marion J. Johnson Jr. said as “a called man of God” he tries to set an example and be a role model for others, especially young people.
LAKE STATION | Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center, 2800 Colorado St., will host "Dreamcicles" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.
HAMMOND | The city will hold a Martin Luther King Jr. candlelight march at 6:45 a.m. Monday.
Deacon Melvin R. Tardy, a first-year academic adviser at the University of Notre Dame, speaks Sunday during the annual tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Cathedral of the Holy Angels in Gary.
The Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High Ability Academy Concert Choir performs "Joy to the World" during the annual tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday at the Cathedral of the Holy Angels in Gary.
The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children.
GARY | Arlene Colvin's passion is to help the public through public service.
GARY | Fed up with gun violence in the city, Trinity Baptist Church Pastor Dwight Gardner took action. "It was something in my heart and in my spirit, and I acted on it," Gardner said of the gun buyback program he helped initiate in Gary in 2006.
For the past 31 years, the Gary Frontiers Service Club has presented its Drum Major Award at the group's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast. The award honors those who have spent more than 30 years working to improve the human spirit.
Editor's note: For the past 31 years, the Gary Frontiers Service Club has presented its Drum Major Award at the group's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast.
The racial discrimination case filed by Lois Sinder seems a little ironic given that it was docketed days before this week's celebration of the birth of Martin Luther King Jr.
This month's shooting of a congresswoman in Arizona, along with others in the crowd, points to the need to re-examine the intersection of politics and personal safety.
As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. today, let us consider Indiana's connection to the civil rights leader who before and after his death has become a beacon for justice, equality, and peace among all races and creeds.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Chicago Sinfonietta will perform its annual tribute "A Dream Unfolds" next week.
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