mlk http://wmuk.org en Julian Bond on civil rights history and future http://wmuk.org/post/julian-bond-civil-rights-history-and-future <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The civil rights icon speaks Thursday at Albion College as part of&nbsp;the 2014 MLK Convocation</p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:39:18 +0000 Gordon Evans & Earlene McMichael 11918 at http://wmuk.org Julian Bond on civil rights history and future WestSouthwest: A Coloma man remembers MLK and the March on Washington http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-coloma-man-remembers-mlk-and-march-washington <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p>Retired school teacher Harold Bragg was at the historic March on Washington in 1963. He was back in the nation's capital this past summer to mark the 50th anniversary of that march and Martin Luther King Junior's "I have a dream" speech.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 01:14:01 +0000 Earlene McMichael & Gordon Evans 11130 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest: A Coloma man remembers MLK and the March on Washington WMU commemorates MLK's 1963 visit http://wmuk.org/post/wmu-commemorates-mlks-1963-visit <p>All eyes were on the nation’s capital this summer for events commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Now Kalamazoo will have its own celebration marking the snowy night 50 years ago that King spoke at Western Michigan University, just four months after that historic address in Washington, D.C.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:31:37 +0000 Earlene McMichael 10576 at http://wmuk.org WMU commemorates MLK's 1963 visit Kalamazoo MLK March event targets military spending http://wmuk.org/post/kalamazoo-mlk-march-event-targets-military-spending <p>The weekend of August 24-25 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior’s “March on Washington” where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. A vigil and march planned on Sunday in Kalamazoo to commemorate the event takes aim at the nation’s military spending. It’s organized by the group <a href="http://kzoo4peace.org/">Kalamazoo Non-Violent Opponents of War</a> as part of a week-long series of events during <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2013/08/occupy_international_gathering_2.html">Occupy (Inter)National</a> in Kalamazoo.</p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:19:30 +0000 Andrew Robins 8140 at http://wmuk.org Kalamazoo MLK March event targets military spending