Medford Groups Honor MLK Speech

MEDFORD, Ore. — To honor the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, dozens of people filled Vogel plaza in downtown Medford. About 50 people came out to Wednesday’s event, which was organized by the group Oregon Action. Parts of King’s speech were read aloud, and the group sang songs and … Continue reading »

MLK, Jr. Day Celebrated In Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Organizers say this holiday served as evidence that King’s ideals are being carried forward. The 25th Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to be observed in Ashland comes on the same day as Barack Obama’s second inauguration. The Historic Ashland Armory was the center of this year’s celebration, which included a march through … Continue reading »