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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Week's bad weather leaves Howard County schools with lone remaining snow day

    For those keeping track of school days missed because of winter weather in Howard County: Tuesday didn't count. True, public school students were out of school amid a winter storm, but classes were scheduled to be canceled anyway because it was a...
  • Columbia Archives seeks volunteers for Civil Rights project

    Columbia Archives seeks volunteers for Civil Rights project
    The Columbia Archives is seeking volunteers who lived through the Civil Rights Movement to help Howard County students with their Martin Luther King Jr. Day projects. “This project will connect the people who lived through the March on...
  • Mack Statham's trilogy was cornerstone of Sing for King [Obituary]

    Mack Statham's trilogy was cornerstone of Sing for King [Obituary]
    Mack Statham, 78, of Laurel, organist at First United Methodist Church and a composer whose "Trilogy of Dreams" was performed each of the last six years at Laurel's Sing for King commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, died Sept. 2. Statham was...
  • City to end speed camera enforcement on holidays

    City to end speed camera enforcement on holidays
    Once it restarts its speed camera program, Baltimore City won’t issue any automated speeding tickets on major school holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving, transportation officials say. The new holiday policy is a change from the city’s...
  • 'Die-hard' Ravens fans keep Harford stores busy on Monday

    'Die-hard' Ravens fans keep Harford stores busy on Monday
    Monday wasn't technically a national holiday, but it may as well have been in Harford County, and a lot of other places in the region, as plenty of local Baltimore Ravens fans ran out first thing in the morning to stock up on Super Bowl championship gear,...
  • Martin Luther King 'would be proud' of today's military, APG commander says

    The diversity of the military and of Harford County at large is a sign of how far the country has come since Martin Luther King Jr. made his "I have a dream" speech in 1963, Aberdeen Proving Ground's new commanding general said Thursday. Major Gen....
  • Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many

    Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many
    She'd never seen a presidential inauguration in her life, or wanted to, but on Jan. 20, 2009, Nathasa Werts braved bone-chilling weather and a crowd of more than a million people for a trip to Washington. The nation had just elected its first black...
  • Celebration of King's life punctuated by commitment to create a 'beloved community'

    Celebration of King's life punctuated by commitment to create a 'beloved community'
    Standing inside the Smith Theatre at Howard Community College on Sunday, social activist and author Dorothy Bailey recalled Martin Luther King Jr.'s words resonated with her as she was preparing to "sit in" protest at North Carolina Central University...
  • Inauguration, Spanish politics and Super Bowl prep

    Inauguration, Spanish politics and Super Bowl prep
    Barack Obama may already have been officially inaugurated yesterday, but don't tell that to the people on Washington's National Mall this morning: A second, more outdoor ceremony today will give the public a view as Obama starts his second term. Some of...
  • Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality

    Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality
    President Barack Obama began his second term Monday by calling for an end to the rigid ideologies of modern politics but laying out a broad policy agenda more likely to stoke partisan confrontation than avoid it. Looking out over hundreds of thousands of...
  • Second Inauguration was a good way to honor legacy of MLK Jr.

    Second Inauguration was a good way to honor legacy of MLK Jr.
    Kellie Cook of New York City pushed her 80-year-old mother, Yvette Cook, in a wheelchair down 18th Street, as her two sons playfully lagged behind them. This black family came to the nation's capital to watch President Barack Obama's swearing-in...
  • 'Celebrating the Dream' features music with memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Though Jan. 21 was a school holiday for students around the country, a number of students were on a school campus earlier this week. McDaniel College welcomed nearly 100 Carroll County schoolchildren on Monday to the fourth annual Martin Luther King Day...