Public MLK Day commemoration set for today


Members of Chicago’s Jewish and African-American communities will gather to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Stone Temple Baptist Church, 3622 W. Douglas Blvd.

The program will feature speakers on the theme “United in Hope, Standing for Justice,” including a keynote from Shari Runner, president of the Chicago Urban League, and an invocation from Rabbi Seth Limmer of Chicago Sinai Congregation.

The event is free and open to the public.