Old Courthouse http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Remains A Stronghold For Dr. King's Dream http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-remains-stronghold-dr-kings-dream <p>Thousands of St. Louis-area residents celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with ceremonies, music and marches over the three-day weekend.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis hosted readings on Monday of King's writings, sermons and speeches from the same pulpit where he once preached 50 years ago.</span></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:51:02 +0000 Joseph Leahy 33145 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Remains A Stronghold For Dr. King's Dream Activists Gather Downtown For Peaceful Protest In Aftermath Of Trayvon Martin Verdict http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/activists-gather-downtown-peaceful-protest-aftermath-trayvon-martin-verdict <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:14.3pt"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;">Attendees were encouraged to turn their outrage into action today at a rally held downtown today to create awareness of injustice and racial profiling stemming from the not guilty verdict of the<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>Trayvon<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>Martin case. The verdict was handed down Saturday. </span></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:03:31 +0000 Erin Williams 28353 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Activists Gather Downtown For Peaceful Protest In Aftermath Of Trayvon Martin Verdict