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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message

    Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message
    I have a dream ... Of a better night's sleep. One of my friends heard that line last week in a radio promo for a Martin Luther King Day mattress sale. Dream. Mattress. Get it? This friend — a Chicagoan who recently moved to California,...
  • MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day

    MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day
    Looking out at the faces assembled on the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs remarked at how much they resembled the interracial, interdenominational marchers who followed King from Montgomery to Selma 50 years ago. "As...
  • Gunshots fired outside Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware home

    Gunshots fired outside Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware home
    Several gunshots were fired from a speeding vehicle outside Vice President Joe Biden’s Delaware home Saturday night, the Secret Service said Sunday, adding another security woe for the troubled agency. Biden and his wife, Jill, were not home and...
  • Hawks Hang On Against UMBC

    Hawks Hang On Against UMBC
    WEST HARTFORD – A little over a week ago, the Hartford women's basketball team had a first-half double-digit lead over Maine but lost the game. Monday afternoon, the Hawks saw another double-digit lead start to slip away in the second half of their...
  • Orlando Magic players agree with Vaughn that they need to play tougher

    Orlando Magic players agree with Vaughn that they need to play tougher
    Orlando Magic players seemed to agree with Jacque Vaughn's assertion that they need to play tougher than they played in a 127-99 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. After the game, Vaughn described to reporters what he wants to see from...
  • King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters

    King's message of civil disobedience resonates among protesters
    When he first heard that a white police officer had fatally shot a young black man near St. Louis last summer, the Rev. Jamal Bryant got a sick feeling in his stomach. Then a friend sent video. "Seeing Michael Brown's body on the ground, covered in...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Lehigh Valley

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Lehigh Valley
    Events commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Lehigh Valley: Monday, Jan. 19 •The Oscar-nominated movie "Selma" is being shown for free to anyone 17 and younger at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101...
  • 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...