Martin Luther King
GARY | People marking the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer and signing of the federal Civil Rights Act filled a Genesis Convention Center banquet room Friday evening for a celebration with a keynote speech by the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
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.
We're all in the same boat when it comes to civil rights, but some of the passengers are paddling backward.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told the world, "I have a dream." This is a report card on that dream.
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.
Offering perspective on today's issues
Offering perspective on today's issues
Members of the Family Christian Center ring 50 bells commemorating he 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
‘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.
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.
Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler addresses the Martin Luther King commemoration ceremony in January at Valparaiso University.
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.
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.
Marchers walk along Highland Street en route to the Hammond Civic Center in commemoration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Rev. Charles Hudson leads the audience in "Lift Every Voice and Sing" at the Civic Center for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
Interfaith Youth Core CEO Eboo Patel addresses the Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration ceremony Monday at Valparaiso University.
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