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Riots erupt after funeral of man injured in custody there is no accountability, no justice," she said. "It's like we're back in the '50s, back in the Martin Luther King days. When is our day to be free going to come?"With the Rev. Jesse Jackson sitting behind him, the Rev. Jamal...
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Review: 'The Mountaintop'

I'll admit it: I was expecting a play about Martin Luther King, Jr. - running to coincide not only with Martin Luther King Day, but also the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches - to feel sort of like an after-school special...
Free legal clinic slated for MLK Day

The legal community is hosting its annual Martin Luther King Day free legal clinic for people seeking legal assistance in Juneau.Lawyers will be on hand at two locations in Juneau to answer...
Community ski race to be held at Eagle Beach

The public is invited to celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 20 with a Nordic Ski Race at Eagle Beach campground, which kicks off at noon. The race will be both classic...
Free legal clinic to be held on Martin Luther King Day

A free legal clinic will be held on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21, for people in Juneau seeking legal assistance.The clinic has two locations this year: a morning session will be...
Intersecting history leads to hope, a new constellation

...of history over the years let alone in the course of one day. From watching President's Obama Inauguration on Martin Luther King Day to taking in the movie Lincoln that evening, I had a full day of historical connections last Monday and what a...
Journal resurrected

...We're all living on the planet together." Williams started McCann's in 1993. The first issue came out on Martin Luther King Day in 1994 and had a civil rights theme. "One of the reasons I started McCann's was because I wasn't happy with...
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Guidelines proposed for school year

...Day, Alaska Day (for students), Veterans Day if it is a weekday, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day and Memorial Day. * Four days for staff development and collaboration, with inservice days...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of food for their Yakutat trip. Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer will join Juneau's Girl Scouts in Yakutat Monday for Martin Luther King Day activities. Ulmer will visit Yakutat classrooms, where she will talk to students. She will also speak at an...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ironic that this year's Martin Luther King Day in Juneau is the first in...ironic that this year's Martin Luther King Day in Juneau is the first in...ironic that this year's Martin Luther King Day in Juneau is the first in...


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