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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. elementary currently does not have playground equipment. [Read More]
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At the MLK50 conference in Memphis, Tenn., I looked forward to learning more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as how the gospel informs and empowers us to be, as Tim Keller says, "just persons." That is, those changed by the gospel should be persons of justice, particularly in reference to racial issues. [Read More]
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Black ministers are upset with recommendations from the mayor's Martin Luther King Jr. advisory committee because the proposals don't touch inner-city neighborhoods. [Read More]
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"There is power in love," Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached at the recent royal wedding. He was quoting Martin Luther King Jr. "If humanity ever captures the energy of love, it will be the second time in history that we have discovered fire," he continued, quoting French... [Read More]
Dates and Courses are subject to change.Jul. 31 – Aug. 3OrientationAug. 6 - May 31MD 811 | ICM-1Aug. 6 - Oct. 5   MD 814 | Clinical Anatomy & RadiologyAug. 22Fall Tuition DeadlineSept. 3Labor Day HolidayOct. 8 - Dec. 19MD 810 | Foundations of Infection, Disease & TherapeuticsNov. 22 – 25Thanksgiving HolidayDec. 20 – Jan. 6Winter BreakJan. 21Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | HolidayJan. 7 - Feb. 1MD 816 | Hematologic & LymphaticsJan. 22Spring tuition deadlineFeb. 4 - Mar. 29MD 817 | NeurosciencesMar. 30 - Apr. 7Spring BreakApr. 8 - 26MD 813 | Behavioral Basis of MedicineApr. 29 -... [Read More]
Dates are subject to change. Aug. 6 - Sept. 7MD 827 | Respiratory SystemAug. 6 - Oct. 5MD 820 | Contemporary PracticeAug. 22Fall tuition deadlineSept. 3Labor Day HolidaySept. 10 - Oct. 5MD 825 | Renal & Urinary SystemsOct. 8 - Nov. 9MD 826 | Cardiovascular SystemOct. 8 - Feb. 22MD 821 | Advanced Clinical MedicineNov. 12 - Dec. 19MD 828 | Gastrointestinal System and NutritionNov. 22-25Thanksgiving HolidayDec. 20 - Jan. 7Winter BreakJan. 6 - Feb. 15MD 824 | Endocrine & Reproductive SystemsJan. 21Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | HolidayJan. 22Spring Tuition DeadlineFeb. 25 - May 31MD 829 | Multisystem... [Read More]
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Waterbury3 parks to get new splash padsHamilton, Curtin and Martin Luther King Jr. parks will get refurbished splash pads this summer, while the North End and River Baldwin recreation centers get a…... [Read More]
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President Trump's rhetoric on racially-charged issues has received criticism during his administration. A new book by Vanity Fair Contributing Editor David Margolick compares the parallels between the Civil Rights Era and today's climate. Alex Witt discusses "The Promise and the Dream: The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy" with Margolick. [Read More]
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Police picked up a 39-year-old Norwalk man on an active warrant and what they found in his backpack led to additional charges, police said. Norwalk officers were patrolling Martin Luther King Jr. Drive around 8 p.m. Friday when they recognized a man walking north on the road as Tamoris Thomas, who was wanted for allegedly violating his probation. Police said, as they approached Thomas, he began to act defensive, balling his fist and declaring he knew his rights. After a brief discussion, police were able confirm his identify and Thomas was placed under arrest. A... [Read More]
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Hueytown Police Chief Mickey Willis said officers responded about 10:30 p.m. Friday to the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Forest Road. The initial call reported multiple gunshots had been fired, and the police department received follow up calls saying several people had been shot. [Read More]
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Abby Lee Miller is finally done with what seemed like the most difficult time of her life. She's been released from the halfway house where she served the final two months of her prison sentence. However, the "Dance Moms" instructor's celebration took a different turn when she was called out for using the wrong quotation to mark her liberation. [Read More]
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The faces look out from 50 years ago. The faces of Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon. The faces of Robert Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The faces of soldiers who fought in Vietnam, of gay men and women fighting for civil rights, and of Native Americans and African-Americans looking for equality. The faces of college students making their voices heard. Even the face of Adam West, his eyes looking out from behind the mask of Batman.These are the faces and stories... [Read More]
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A sun puppet floats above the parade during the Appalachian Puppet Pageant parade down Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. in Knoxville, Tennessee on Saturday, May 26, 2018. The second annual parade was hosted by the Cattywampus Puppet Council and featured many different types of puppets like birds, the sun and a Black Power fist. [Read More]
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The campaign is modeled after that of Martin Luther King Jr. [Read More]
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"Rev. William Barber is the closet thing to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that we have in our midst." — Professor Cornell West. I was privileged to be among the 13 people arrested for civil disobedience (blocking a road) at the first Poor People's Campaign rally May 14 at the state Capitol Building... [Read More]
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Abby Lee Miller took to Instagram on Friday to share that she's officially out of the halfway house. But some users took issue with her use of a quote by Martin Luther King Jr. Watch to find out more. [Read More]
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On May 23 the owners of the National Football League teams made a decision that will go down in history as, not only immoral, but anti-American. Protest against injustice is burned into the psyche of our nation. Protest has always contributed to making our nation more just. Let's remember the Boston Tea Party, John Brown, Mohammad Ali, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther king, Jr. Each made an enormous contribution in moving our nation "to a more perfect union." To establish a policy (without consultation with the players' union) that fines players who kneel is a cowardly act, made to... [Read More]
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The Dance Moms star celebrated her release with a rapturous Instagram post. 'TIMES UP!!!! 'Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last,' she wrote, quoting Martin Luther King Jr. [Read More]
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Martin Luther King III talks to Newsweek. [Read More]
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Fifty-year anniversaries of the shocks of 1968 pour down: the Tet Offensive and the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, riots and demonstrations galore. All eminently deserve remembrance. But violent eruptions... [Read More]
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