RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Martin Luther King Day

A collection of news and information related to Martin Luther King Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Martin Luther King Day Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • Virginia Wesleyan to host Buddhism scholar

    Virginia Wesleyan College's Center for the Study of Religious Freedom will host Rita M. Gross, a religious studies scholar and advanced Buddhist practitioner, for two events this week on campus. Both programs are free and open to the public. The center...
  • Lee-Jackson ceremony not aimed at King or promoting racism

    Lee-Jackson ceremony not aimed at King or promoting racism
    In response to the recent letter to the editor ("Timing of Jackson-Lee event just coincidence?" Jan 21), it's time to play "Name That Conspiracy!" Let's hear the five top contenders and see which conspiracy theory creates the most angst and apoplexy in...
  • Obama's State of the Union speech was no dream

    Obama's State of the Union speech was no dream
    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I fell asleep thinking about the State of the Union. I dreamed Obama finally got the message sent last November and he'd start working with Republicans toward getting Americans back to work in good jobs. He acknowledged...
  • South Bend councilman says city should ax Columbus Day

    South Bend councilman says city should ax Columbus Day
    A proposal to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day is drawing more questions than support in South Bend. Common Council member Henry Davis Jr. has introduced a resolution declaring the second Monday in October Indigenous Peoples Day, or...
  • News this week has been a strange-go zone

    News this week has been a strange-go zone
    Improbably this week, Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, said she and her city intend to sue Fox News on the grounds that the famously opinionated cable news channel had claimed that certain areas of the City of Light were "no-go areas" for non-Muslims....
  • Family day turned to tragedy in Annapolis mansion fire

    Sunday was a fun-filled day for the Boone and Pyle families. Lexi, Katie, Charlotte and Wes Boone spent the day with their doting grandparents, Don and Sandra Pyle. They went to Medieval Times in Hanover for dinner and a show of brightly dressed...
  • Margaret Carlson: Comedian ventures where Obama won't on race

    President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address turned out to be pretty much as previewed in a series of strategic spoilers doled out over the past few days: an interesting but doomed populist manifesto of tax cuts for the middle class, tax...
  • McAuliffe: That horse could have outrun a lion

    McAuliffe: That horse could have outrun a lion
    Doctors drained a liter and a half of blood from one of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's lungs over the last few days, but don't worry, he plans to leave the hospital here Thursday. "I don't want to jinx it," McAuliffe said Wednesday evening. "I hope, guys, I'...
  • MLK inspires kids to write get well cards to kids at Waukegan hospital

    MLK inspires kids to write get well cards to kids at Waukegan hospital
    Children recovering from various illnesses on the pediatric floor of the Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan will soon receive brightly colored get well cards with words of encouragement. The heartfelt messages were the inspirational result of a Dr....
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Obama in Remington, O'Malley's new book, new Inner Harbor arena plan

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Obama in Remington, O'Malley's new book, new Inner Harbor arena plan
    Good Morning, Baltimore: Here's what you need to know for Friday: WEATHER It will be partly sunny today with blustery winds out of the west northwest at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts over 30 mph. Temperatures will hit a daytime high of 42 and will fall...
  • Are Americans really dumb enough to worry about food containing DNA?

    A recent university survey found that 82% of Americans support the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food. No big surprise there; a perennial argument by advocates for labeling is that most people want things that way. (Labeling initiatives...