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15 Ways You Can Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day In Chicago This Year
Family-friendly events, skating sessions, discussions and more are being hosted to celebrate MLK Day this weekend.
West Side Writers Celebrate MLK Legacy With Open Mic, Literary Reading
The Dreamscapes and Landscapes reading will uplift the voices of West Side writers and poets whose work speaks to the social issues championed by Martin Luther King Jr.
Victims Of Violence Day To Honor Anniversary Of MLK’s Assassination With Drumming, Poetry In Jackson Park
The remembrance is one of three "days of respect" a South Side organizer is pushing the state to acknowledge in Illinois schools.
Virtual MLK Day Celebration Will Honor King’s Legacy Of Unity At West Side Church Where He Preached
"We're uniting together to make sure that we're stronger. That is the purpose of this year," said Rev. Reshorna Fitzpatrick of the Stone Temple Missionary Baptist Church.
West Side Elders Honored In Outdoor Living History Exhibit: ‘We Need The Older Generation To Help Guide Us’
"It's about appreciating history while it's here," said Jonathan Kelley, co-founder of the Lawndale Pop-Up Spot at 16th and Spaulding.
My Block, My Hood, My City Paying For 100 Chicagoans To March On Washington To End To Police Violence
The march is being organized in response to Minneapolis police killing George Floyd. It will be held the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington.
DuSable Museum Celebrates MLK Day With Programs ‘Focused On Freedom’
The day kicks off with an exploration of the museum's archives of King's Chicago campaign, in which he addressed racial discrimination in housing and hiring.
Martin Luther King’s Birthday Is Not A Day Off But A Day Of Service For This West Side Nonprofit
The celebration hosted by BUILD will reflect on the power of civil disobedience and the importance of service in improving communities.
Celebrate MLK Day At The West Side Church Where King Spoke
Stone Temple Missionary Baptist Church in North Lawndale is honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King's legacy in Chicago.
Mom Forgives Her Son’s Killer — And Goes On To Dedicate Her Life To Restorative Justice
Forgiveness is “finding peace no matter the outcome for yourself and nobody else,” Lisa D. Daniels said.