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Martin Luther King Day

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  • 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...
  • Regional Digest: West Wins Silver In Luge

    West Wins Silver In Luge Tucker West of Ridgefield, who competed in luge in the Olympics last year, won a silver medal at the World Junior National championships in Lillehammer Friday. It was West's final singles race as a junior. West, 19, became the...
  • 5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids

    5 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids
    BLACK CREATIVITY AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY Art and science mix when the MSI kicks off its annual Black Creativity programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A chance to explore African-American genius, the events include innovation workshops...
  • Kids can see 'Selma' free at Frank Banko on Martin Luther King Day

    In honor of Martin Luther King Day, ArtsQuest is offering youth ages 17 and younger the opportunity to see the Oscar-nominated "Selma" for free at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks' Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas in Bethlehem. Free screenings are at 12:...
  • Delray's trolley follows holiday schedule on Monday

    Delray's trolley follows holiday schedule on Monday
    Delray's Downtown Roundabout trolley service will operate on holiday hours on Monday, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The free service, which runs along Atlantic Avenue from the Tri-Rail Station on South Congress Avenue to Ocean Boulevard,...
  • MLK Day Celebration Scheduled

    MLK Day Celebration Scheduled
    The Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church will sponsor its annual community celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Windsor Town Hall's council chambers, 275 Broad St. The Rev. William Campbell, newly appointed pastor of...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free events to entertain you this week
    Looking for free stuff to do this week? Here are a few things to entertain you.   Freebie Spotlight: Students can get free tickets to see "Selma."  Get the details here: thesent.nl/1sE2d5D   Woof!   Tomorrow morning, Jan. 17,  the first 20...