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A Missed Anniversary

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Let the trumpet sound and play “Taps” Tuesday was the last day of July. That day was a special one for...

DR. KING AND THE DIGNITY OF WORK

By Julianne Malveaux Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. didn’t plan to get involved in the Memphis garbage workers’ strike. He hadn’t planned to be there...

The 50th Anniversary of the Sanitation Workers Strike that cleaned up...

By Charlene Crowell, Chicago Crusader Newspaper Group Special Edition As much of the nation paused to commemorate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, events and...

When Lorraine was not so sweet

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It’s a city where kings of every kind have come and gone. B.B. King, Elvis and even the Queen of...

Bernice King, others weigh in on controversial Pepsi protest ad

By Frank Pallotta, CNN The soda company made the announcement Wednesday after the ad triggered an immediate online backlash for using protest imagery to market...

IU Northwest celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Indiana University Northwest’s Departments of African American and African Diaspora Studies and Minority Studies in partnership with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural...

69 Years Later, Philadelphia Apologizes to Jackie Robinson

By Marc Tracy, nytimes.com Last summer, the Anderson Monarchs, a Philadelphia baseball team that featured the Little League World Series star Mo’ne Davis, barnstormed through...

A Salute To A. Philip Randolph

By Lyn Hughes Ph.D and F. Finley McRae April 15 is A. Philip Randolph’s birthday. One might ask, who is he?  Should we care?  The...

Black History Month offers perspective during year of Indiana Bicentennial

February 2016 Bicentennial Op-Ed Americans recognize February as a month of remembrance and tribute. Black History Month encourages us to honor African American heroes and...