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In this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 photo, a visitor experiences The March virtual reality exhibit at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago ahead of the projects launch. The exhibit captures the 1963 March on Washington during which Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech.

High-tech Chicago exhibit puts visitors eye-to-eye with MLK

Associated Press February 28, 2020

Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one of the world's most famous speeches that you notice the creases in his face and then realize the late civil rights leader is looking you...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 91 yesterday.

DePaul honors MLK with Prayer Breakfast

Olivia Wageman, Contributing Writer January 22, 2020

DePaul University hosted its 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, which included a step performance, live poetry and keynote speaker LaTosha Brown. DePaul officially made...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have turned 91 yesterday.

Community theatre celebrates MLK Jr.’s legacy as civil servant and peace advocate

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor January 20, 2020

The Writers Theatre’s 14th tour of the MLK Project: Fight for Civil Rights kicked off at the Chicago History Museum’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration this past Monday Jan. 20. The one-woman...

A visitor looks over drafts of King’s letters in the exhibition about his time in Chicago.

Chicago reflects on King more than 50 years after Marquette Park violence

Patsy Newitt and Mackenzie Murtaugh January 20, 2020

In an all-white Marquette Park on Aug. 5, 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr. was struck by a rock while protesting housing segregation. The civil rights leader and his supporters were met with extreme hostility...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King at DePaul and Chicago

Louisa Fuentes January 25, 2015

Who would have thought that what started as a speech in August of 1963 to reach 250,000 viewers, would later become one of the most known and powerful speeches around the world? Last week, a series of...

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