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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Spirited parade celebrates Martin Luther King Day in Baltimore

    Spirited parade celebrates Martin Luther King Day in Baltimore
    Persistent brisk southwest winds and temperatures hovering in the low 40s failed to dampen the enthusiasm of the spirited crowd that gathered at noon Monday in downtown Baltimore to honor the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 92Q DJ Konan and his...
  • Why we celebrate Martin Luther King Day

    We celebrate the life and dream of a man of faith, courage and leadership — Martin Luther King Jr. A special focus of the 2012 Martin Luther King observance is turning it into a day of service, with numerous community projects taking place across...
  • King celebration promotes action to keep 'the dream' alive

    King celebration promotes action to keep 'the dream' alive
    The black and white images of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. flashed across the large screen. Inside the Smith Theater at the Howard County Community College, more than 200 spectators of all ages and races moved into their seats in anticipation of the 27th...
  • Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76

    Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76
    Former Del. Kenneth L. Webster, who led the battle for and wrote the historic legislation that made the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a legal state holiday in Maryland, died Friday of kidney failure at the Baltimore Veteran Administration Medical...
  • Time to do right by Maryland's indigenous peoples

    It's fitting that onMartin Luther King Jr. Day, Maryland's Piscataway Indians were recognized as a legitimate Native American tribe by Gov.Martin O'Malley("For Md. Piscataways, vindication at last," Jan. 17). If there is one group deserving support, it...
  • Former NFL assistant Brian Stewart brings his talents to the Terps

    Former NFL assistant Brian Stewart brings his talents to the Terps
    The hiring of Brian Stewart as Maryland's defensive coordinator is a move that is being celebrated on a number of fronts. It signifies a return to the attacking style and the 3-4 formation the Terps played under Don Brown, whose sudden departure last...
  • Day of service in Laurel honors King and supports Psi Epsilon Omega's commitment to service

    Day of service in Laurel honors King and supports Psi Epsilon Omega's commitment to service
    Rather than using their day off to relax, the sisters of Laurel's Psi Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha spent theMartin Luther King Jr.holiday doing something King would have embraced: giving back to the community. Along with community...
  • Meade Middle School recognized with wellness award

    As we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, many people took the initiative to join in a volunteer day in remembrance. Volunteering provides much-needed resources during financially strapped times for many organizations. Let's make a challenge...
  • Coachspeak: Lake Clifton boys basketball's Herman "Tree" Harried

    Coachspeak: Lake Clifton boys basketball's Herman "Tree" Harried
    Lake Clifton boys basketball coach Herman "Tree" Harried was conducting morning practice on Martin Luther King Jr. Day when a visitor stopped by. It was one of his former players who just wanted to tell Harried that he was doing well with a good job...
  • Where would King be marching were he alive today? To Occupy D.C.

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is far wider than ending segregation ("Across the nation, King Day marked with rallies, service," Jan. 17). In addition to his on-going fight for racial justice, King was speaking out against economic injustice and...
  • Martin Luther King Day at the strip club? Is nothing sacred?

    Martin Luther King Day at the strip club? Is nothing sacred?
    You might call this a requiem for reverence. It seems that one Jeffrey Darnell Paul, a graphic artist from Miami Beach, had been tasked with creating a poster for a strip club's so-called "I Have a Dream Bash" last week in apparent "honor" of the...
  • Havre de Grace High principal to be transferred to John Archer

    Havre de Grace High principal to be transferred to John Archer
    Pending approval of the county school board, Havre de Grace High School Principal Patricia Walling is expected to become principal of John Archer School at the end of the school year and will be replaced by James Reynolds, an assistant principal at Bel...