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Martin Luther King

GUEST COMMENTARY: Remembering King's questions, confronting elite answers

GUEST COMMENTARY: Remembering King's questions, confronting elite answers

Now that we have witnessed the 2014 round of commemorations proclaiming America and Northwest Indiana firmly on the road to Martin Luther King's dream, those who want to make the dream real must pursue his true activism.  

March 04, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Civil rights meet wrongs in Indiana, Arizona

DOUG ROSS: Civil rights meet wrongs in Indiana, Arizona

We're all in the same boat when it comes to civil rights, but some of the passengers are paddling backward.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: One day, I hope, we'll see racial equality

YOUNG VOICES: One day, I hope, we'll see racial equality

Black History Month was something I looked forward to growing up. I remember being in the classroom and learning about Harriet Tubman, Garrett Morgan, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King, among others, and being proud to be black.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

Valparaiso to Host MLK Day Reflection

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas and the City of Valparaiso will host “Letters from Birmingham Jail,” a reflection on Martin Luther King at City Hall, Jan. 20 at 9 a.m. The public is invited to join with city employees for this 20-minute recognition of Martin Luther King and his legacy.

January 17, 2014 3:55 pm
Bishop Dale Cudjoe's faith far-reaching

Bishop Dale Cudjoe's faith far-reaching

GARY | Raised in faith in his native Trinidad and Tobago, Bishop Dale Cudjoe said his life journey to this point has led him to the ministry and to Christ Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A. and the people of Gary.

January 12, 2014 7:18 pm Photos

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IUN to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with one-man play ‘Incognito’ on Jan. 22

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a presentation of “Incognito” by Michael Sidney Fosberg, scheduled for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center. The production is open to the cam…

December 29, 2013 11:47 pm
DOUG ROSS: I'm dreaming, and you should too

DOUG ROSS: I'm dreaming, and you should too

Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told the world, "I have a dream." This is a report card on that dream.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Video
Mayors, community leaders reflect upon MLK's legacy

Mayors, community leaders reflect upon MLK's legacy

GARY | Yesterday commemorated the speech that captured the imagination of millions. Dr. King's speech still resonates in the hearts and minds of many and is still revered after five decades.

August 29, 2013 3:10 pm Video Photos

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The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

August 29, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

August 29, 2013 12:00 am
Bells for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bells for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Members of the Family Christian Center ring 50 bells commemorating he 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

August 28, 2013 5:47 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Another look at MLK shows greatness of his message

GUEST COMMENTARY: Another look at MLK shows greatness of his message

‘I have a dream’ is how the Rev. Martin Luther King highlighted his momentous speech in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 1963, and that phrase resonates strongly. His address was the centerpiece of the historic March on Washington, which involved over 200,000 people.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am
Rudy Clay laid to rest with honors

Rudy Clay laid to rest with honors

GARY | The hundreds gathered for the funeral of former Mayor Rudy Clay burst into a standing ovation Wednesday for the man whose life they were celebrating.

June 12, 2013 3:47 pm Photos

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Porter County's assets promote economic development

Porter County's assets promote economic development

Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler addresses the Martin Luther King commemoration ceremony in January at Valparaiso University.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am

Students belong in school to learn MLK Day's meaning

Martin Luther King Day is a day that students should be in school. When students are in school they learn about the importance of the nation’s holidays and the great people who are celebrated.

January 22, 2013 12:00 am
King, Obama lauded as interfaith leaders at VU ceremony

King, Obama lauded as interfaith leaders at VU ceremony

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.

January 21, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Hammond holds annual MLK walk, celebration

Hammond holds annual MLK walk, celebration

Marchers walk along Highland Street en route to the Hammond Civic Center in commemoration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 21, 2013 5:30 pm
Hammond holds annual MLK walk, celebration

Hammond holds annual MLK walk, celebration

The Rev. Charles Hudson leads the audience in "Lift Every Voice and Sing" at the Civic Center for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

January 21, 2013 5:30 pm
Martin Luther King commemoration at Valparaiso University

Martin Luther King commemoration at Valparaiso University

Interfaith Youth Core CEO Eboo Patel addresses the Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration ceremony Monday at Valparaiso University.

January 21, 2013 3:44 pm
Martin Luther King commemoration at Valparaiso University

Martin Luther King commemoration at Valparaiso University

Interfaith Youth Core CEO Eboo Patel addresses the Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration ceremony Monday at Valparaiso University.

January 21, 2013 3:43 pm
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