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Martin Luther King Day

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  • From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
    At the recent 2015 Golden Globe Awards, show host Tina Fey delivered one of the most poignant and effective jokes of the evening in regard to the multi-nominated film “Selma,” based on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-led voting rights march...
  • Free fun at Everglades National Park on Martin Luther King Day

    Free fun at Everglades National Park on Martin Luther King Day
    If you're looking for fun things to do on Monday, Jan. 19, enjoy free entry at Everglades National Park as the U.S. National Parks service waives fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day. There are lots of fun, free, things to do in the 1.5-million-...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings for the Chicago area

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings for the Chicago area
    Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday. These public services will be affected then: Schools: Chicago Public Schools will be closed. Most suburban schools will be closed; check your local district. Government offices: Federal, state,...
  • James P. West: Martin Luther King Jr.'s actions, 'Earthrise' photo capture spirit of humanity

    The racial tension in Ferguson, Mo., and New York may appear as a major setback for the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Yet King, who was never one to be discouraged by setbacks, deserves more than ever to be remembered as a unique American whose ideas...
  • Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings

    Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings
    If you still have some cash left in your pocket after the holidays you may want to check out these deals on what to buy cheap in January:  Winter apparel is big. Clearance items can reach up to 80% off. Time to stock up! You can also find good deals...
  • Mostly sunny and nice this week

    Mostly sunny and nice this week
    Expect an overall nice week with cool mornings, mild afternoons and lots of sun. The chance of rain increases by Thursday and Friday. South Florida's Martin Luther King Jr. Day forecast: Mostly sunny with afternoon highs in the mid 70s and evening...
  • Five things for Monday, Jan. 19

    Five things for Monday, Jan. 19
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade; shooting at an apartment complex; Brazilian tourists; Pats and Hawks headed to Super Bowl; and more. It's Martin Luther King Jr. Day. See photos of Saturday's parade...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 'I hope nothing happens to me,' King said

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 'I hope nothing happens to me,' King said
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was surrounded by heavy security when he arrived in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 1965, to give a series of speeches pushing for voting rights legislation. It was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement, coming three days...
  • Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations

    Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations
    Churches, community groups and public officials plan volunteer events and services to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to attend City Year Chicago's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday. The...
  • New PFAC exhibit explores black history, culture

    New PFAC exhibit explores black history, culture
    A new exhibit opening Saturday at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center captures one of the nation's — and the Peninsula's — ugliest chapters in history with a thought-provoking collection of photographs, paintings and other works of art....
  • Chicago and the Tuskegee Airmen

    Chicago and the Tuskegee Airmen
    "If I can get up there, I'll help change things down here." — Unnamed student pilot at Tuskegee, Ala., eager for combat in World War II. In 1940, on the cusp of America's entry into World War II, the country had a serious shortage of experienced...