Posts Tagged “Civil Rights”

Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration The Town of Cicero hosted a commemoration honoring the legacy and life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the few Chicagoland suburbs that does more than just see Dr. King as a holiday day-off.  State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, of the 7th House…

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Cicero Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

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Cicero Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

Cicero Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday Unlike other communities that mark the birthday of civil rights leaders the Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., only with a day off from work, The Town of Cicero also hosts a community-wide celebration at its Community Center. This year marked the 10th Anniversary of Cicero’s King Commemoration…

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Kennedy will respect Arabs, Muslims as Illinois governor

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Kennedy will respect Arabs, Muslims as Illinois governor

Kennedy will respect Arabs, Muslims as Illinois governor Illinois gubernatorial candidate Christopher Kennedy told a gathering of influential Arab and Muslim community activists Saturday that he would defend their rights as Americans and respect their cultural and religious identities. Kennedy said when his family immigrated to America, they faced the same racism and discrimination now…

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