Author Chang to speak at UAS Tuesday

...We Be: The Colorization of America," covering themes from campus protests to corporate marketing campaigns, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Trayvon Martin. His presentation will be a timely discussion of cultural history and the idea of racial...
Educator Spotlight: Annie Caulfield

...Heroes is one of my favorite units to teach to intermediate students each year. Together we've explored the lives of Martin Luther King Jr., Elizabeth Peratrovich, Anne Frank, Mahatma Gandhi, Sadako Sasaki and others. I love offering the message...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...on Broadway.In 1969, James Earl Ray pleaded guilty in Memphis, Tennessee, to assassinating civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. (Ray later repudiated that plea, maintaining his innocence until his death.)In 1973, the Pink Floyd...
Resolution Run in the pouring rain

...14, had the fastest female time with 22:12.Organized by local SAGA Connection AmeriCorps members on Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service observance, part of President Barack Obama's national call to service initiative, more...
Letter: Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

...wondered if the remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. is relative to modern...the Fourth of July.Then, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a Mexican caller...bringing home the relevance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. If both of them...
King's work not yet over

In the memory and spirit of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Juneau residents gathered Monday to share...tragedies like loss of life, but on occasions like Martin Luther King Jr. Day, during Black History Month, or any...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 19, 2015

Thumbs up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Today is a state and national holiday, and for good reason. The Fourth of July is an annual reminder of all the...
Remembering MLK

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a state and federal holiday.The state of Alaska, under Gov. Bill Sheffield, established Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday in 1986, the same year it became a federal...
MLK celebration, panel planned today

A Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. community celebration will be held at 1 p.m. today, Jan. 19, at Saint Paul's Catholic Church on Atlin Drive...
My Turn: Called to The Mountaintop

...Perseverance Theater last week. The title of this dramatic presentation comes from the last words of the last speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He gave it the day before he was assassinated in April 1968. After pondering the possibility that his life...


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