Tag Archives: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

How the president spent MLK Day

President Obama and his family served meals to families in need today, in honor of MLK Day: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama served plates of steaming hot lunches to the needy Monday, one of several ways the nation’s first black … Continue reading

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Bill McCollum’s Martin Luther King Jr. problem

[UPDATED with response from the McCollum campaign.] Bill McCollum is part of a small, elite circle of politicians. Back in 1983, when Ronald Reagan was president and unicorns with cotton candy hooves scampered through the twilight dreams of American conservatives, … Continue reading

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In pre-King Day speech, Obama acknowledges disappointment, cites faith

President Obama spoke at D.C.’s historic Vermont Ave. Baptist church, and stood at the podium where Dr. King himself once stood, in February 1968, as part of a series of speeches entitled “In search of a sense of direction.” Obama … Continue reading

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