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Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • A new beginning for MLK hospital and the community

    For several decades, King/Drew hospital in South Los Angeles  served one of the neediest parts of Los Angeles, treating patients who didn't have insurance or anywhere else to turn for care. Its opening in 1972 was viewed as a victory of the civil rights...
  • Liberty leaps forward

    Liberty leaps forward
    The arc of the moral universe took a sharp bend toward justice in the last month. In a decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the United States Supreme Court ruled that four poorly articulated words in a 900-page law cannot nullify the...
  • Mañana reinicia atención al público el hospital Martin Luther King Jr.

    Mañana reinicia atención al público el hospital Martin Luther King Jr.
    A casi ocho años de que el hospital Martin Luther King Jr. fuera cerrado en medio de cuestionamientos y demandas por mal servicio médico, este martes el centro asistencial reiniciará operaciones en el Sur de Los Ángeles. El hospital contará con nuevo...
  • Anota en tu agenda: Qué hacer hoy en Los Ángeles

    Anota en tu agenda: Qué hacer hoy en Los Ángeles
    FERIA CHAPINA EN LOS ÁNGELES Cuándo: 10, 11 y 12 de julio. Viernes y sábado: 2 p.m. – 2 a.m. / Domingo: 12 p.m. – 12 a.m. De qué se trata: Toda la comunidad guatemalteca de Los Ángeles y alrededores está invitada a participar de esta feria...
  • Blacks torn between anger, mercy for Charleston shooter

    Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black...
  • Bulletin Board: Government meeting schedule for July 6-7

    Board meetings around Lake County. Monday, July 6 Gurnee: Village Board meets 7:30 p.m., 325 N. O'Plaine Road. Lake County Forest Preserves: Education, Cultural Resources and Public Affairs Committee meets 8:30 a.m., Land Preservation and...
  • Cue Huey Lewis: Readers go back in time, alter history

    Cue Huey Lewis: Readers go back in time, alter history
    Man, time McFlies. Thirty years ago, Michael J. Fox starred as a teen time traveler in "Back to the Future." Audiences adored Fox's Marty McFly, a skateboarding, '80s teenage guitar-slinger who pals around with gently mad scientist Dr. Emmett Brown....
  • Changes to Orlando's historic buildings face scrutiny, but not all relics are protected

    Changes to Orlando's historic buildings face scrutiny, but not all relics are protected
    Downtown Orlando is changing by the day, from a gleaming new performing-arts center, to apartment buildings and office towers sprouting up across the city, to plans for a downtown UCF campus and more. Sometimes, the new has melded seamlessly with the...
  • EPA rules would hurt lower-income: My Word

     EPA rules would hurt lower-income: My Word
    I'm the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, co-founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many people forget that King advocated for poor families, regardless of their race or religion, and I believe that he would find it troubling...
  • Independence Day? To some, July 4 is Barbecued Spareribs Day

    To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Calendar, an online compendium of pseudo-holidays that has become a...
  • Gay rights activists mark landmark 1965 demonstration

    Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago — but also made it clear that the fight for equality...