Martin Luther King Jr
Marchers make their way to the Hammond Civic Center on Monday morning during an event honoring the late civil rights leader.
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GARY | Dr. Deborah L. McCullough has blazed many trails for African-American women during her life.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Sanitation and Recycling Department is not working Monday because of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
VALPARAISO | Getting a call from Valparaiso University President Mark Heckler was almost as shocking to Stacy Hoult-Saros as getting a call from the president of the United States.
GARY | Sadie Newby-Ethridge believes everyone has a purpose in life, and her purpose is to help set young people on the right path.
Lake Superior Court Judge Calvin Hawkins sits in his courtroom at the Lorenzo Arredondo Justice Center in East Chicago. Hawkins is one of six nominees for the Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major Award.
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.
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.
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