Mayor John Ostenburg: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Park Forest, IL--(ENEWSPF)--January 18, 2016.  Today, the nation remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of peace and justice. The road leading to this holiday was long and difficult, and so very many of the goals that Dr. King and his cohorts in the American Civil Rights Movement espoused remain far from being fully accomplished, especially here in the greater Chicago region. Daily the headlines announce more and more deaths occurring primarily within the minority community, some the result of unjust treatment by authority figures and others as the byproduct of gang activity that is born . . .

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