Regular Posts Tagged : ‘Martin Luther King Day’
5 years, 11 months ago 0

LAUREL, Md.–Mayor Craig A. Moe and City Council President Donna Crary have announced that the City of Laurel Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr., will join with the annual “Sing for King” event scheduled for January 15, 2012 at First Baptist Church.  The City has been a sponsor of “Sing for King” in prior years. The combination of resources is being done with the expectation that a greater, more meaningful event will result. Mayor Moe stated that Dr. […]

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6 years, 6 months ago 0

By Clayton Hardiman | Muskegon Chronicle  In the church in which I was raised, the words brother and sister had special meaning. They described a relationship in a larger family, one that dwarfed the mother and seven siblings with whom I shared a crowded apartment, a common last name and a tight genetic link. In this larger family, brother and sister had added meaning — a sharing of not only experience but faith and conviction. In our church parlance, the titles […]

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6 years, 8 months ago 0

By Christine Carter, PhD Chances are, your kids spent at least some time recently talking about the civil rights movement in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I’ve been quizzing the kids in my life about what they know and what they’ve learned about Dr. King. And what they say is a little surprising. Sitting in the back of my minivan, a few kids (aged seven to nine) seemed fixated on the violence surrounding Dr. King’s death. Others told stories […]

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