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  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover

    Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover
    For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The New Yorker has tied the civil rights leader's legacy to current events. King is shown in the Jan. 26 cover drawing along with Trayvon Martin and other young men of color who were killed at early ages. They are shown...
  • 818 Roundup: Burbank filmmakers in the running for Super Bowl commercial; Glendale councilwoman marches in Paris

    818 Roundup: Burbank filmmakers in the running for Super Bowl commercial; Glendale councilwoman marches in Paris
    Good morning, 818! We hope you had a great weekend. Today is Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 74 degrees and a low of 48 degrees with partly cloudy skies in the evening, according...
  • Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    5 things to do this weekend in Chicago EAT Throwback Burger Umami Burger 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-423-2005 The Los Angeles-based chain puts its spin on the classic burger with this menu addition that features two beef patties, white cheddar cheese,...
  • John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'

    The role of art in our society is not to reenact history but to offer an interpretation of human experience as seen through the eyes of the artist. The philosopher Aristotle says it best: “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of...
  • Unity Heritage Festival celebrates the dream of freedom

    Unity Heritage Festival celebrates the dream of freedom
    The Rev. John P Phillips recalled the story of the two boys, around the age of six, who were sitting around talking, when one of them posed the question. “Why doesn’t your daddy go to the same church we do,” Phillips noted that the boy...
  • The local connection of 'Selma' one for the ages

    She was often described as “Aurora’s Matriarch.” And those who knew her well tell me even today, more than four years after Marie Wilkinson’s death at age 101, she is as missed as she was loved. “Not a day goes by I don&...
  • Biden promotes community policing to ease tensions

    Citing the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. needs to "bridge that separation" that exists between law enforcement and communities of color and suggested a return to "genuine community policing"...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service
    The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States. With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...
  • MTV goes black and white on MLK Jr. Day

    MTV goes black and white on MLK Jr. Day
    MTV is taking the color out of its programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage people to talk about what race means in their lives. The youth-oriented TV network is airing its programming in black and white on Monday, a first in the channel's...
  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. in books

    Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. in books
    To celebrate the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., we can listen to speeches, join festivities, and, of course, read books. Here are 14 essential reads about the man who led America's civil rights movement. Had he not been assassinated in 1968,...