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Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • Celebration marks progress along MLK

    Celebration marks progress along MLK
    With the recent lease approval for Bojo's Seafood, Pompano Beach's Community Redevelopment Agency-owned 731 Shoppes on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will soon have full occupancy. Bojo's Seafood joins a soul food restaurant, tax filing service,...
  • Timeline of events in 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. A federal jury on Friday sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death. ___ March 2011: Russian FSB intelligence security service...
  • Investing in students' future

    Investing in students' future
    Seventeen Coral Springs high school seniors were recently presented with city Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships during a reception at the La Quinta Inn & Suites. Mayor Walter "Skip" Campbell and city commissioners were on hand to salute the students'...
  • Religious liberty should have precedence

    Religious liberty should have precedence
    It is nearly axiomatic that presidential elections tend to shine a harsh light on conservative Christians, inasmuch as they are viewed as the Republican Party's base and are, therefore, deemed fair game. Of course, religious folks come in a variety of...
  • A mom, a disabled son and a home that blazed amid Baltimore's riots

    A mom, a disabled son and a home that blazed amid Baltimore's riots
    Black soot covers the two-story house like a dark shadow. The roof has collapsed, and a bright red sign proclaims the home has been condemned. Until a few weeks ago, when the riots roiled Baltimore, this house at Hilton Street and Piedmont Avenue was...
  • Monument to be unveiled on Martin Luther King Day

    Coral Springs is moving forward with its plans for a monument to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the city. City officials approved a $58,000 agreement between the city and Cold Spring Granite Company, of...
  • Focus on reviving businesses

    Focus on reviving businesses
    While the discussions about the riots have centered on the conditions in the area that brought on the riots and the response by the police to their actions, one party has been overlooked. Over 300 businesses were destroyed in the riots bringing economic...
  • Health Calendar: Health and fitness program offered to veterans

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS VETERANS PROGRAM: As we honor the men and women who died while serving their country this Memorial Day, Mundelein Park & Recreation District pays tribute by helping the wounded,...
  • CBI 30th anniversary celebrated

    CBI 30th anniversary celebrated
    On Thursday, April 30, about 175 people gathered at Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton for a cocktail party to celebrate the synagogue's 30th anniversary. At the cocktail party, the synagogue also celebrated a number of other milestones, including:...
  • Keeping Malcolm X alive

    In the pantheon of heroes painted on the walls of South Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York, Malcolm X is a stern, somewhat ghostly presence. He's there, but not as frequently as the sunnier examples of civil rights leadership: Martin Luther King...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: Don't remove Jefferson Davis statue � rather, learn from it

    Depending on one's perspective, Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States of America, is either a hero or a traitor worthy of honor or deserving damnation. Admittedly, I've never had any admiration for Davis or most of the other Confederate...