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Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Once considered among the best-organized public forums in the country, the Sunday Evening Forum has been resurrected.

March 25, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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MLK events planned Monday morning at UA

The Tucson Martin Luther King Jr. Committee will present the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Festival at 8:30 a.m. Monday on the University of Arizona Mall. The march begins at 9 a.m. on the west side of Old Main near the fountain, heads south on Campbell Avenue and proceeds to t…

January 19, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Arizona Theatre Company takes us to "The Mountaintop"

Arizona Theatre Company takes us to "The Mountaintop"

“The Mountaintop” must be seen.

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Old church school to become corporate HQ in Tucson

Old church school to become corporate HQ in Tucson

A 1950s church school building near downtown is getting a new life as a corporate headquarters.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

It’s the sense of unity among the crowd gathered to support equal rights and the speakers’ calls to action that’s left a lasting impression on Tucson residents who attended the 1963 March on Washington.

August 27, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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On guns, conservatives show ignorance of black history

Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed.

February 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Obama's speech would have made MLK proud

The following editorial appears today in the Sacramento Bee:

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Rev. Liston Pope, dean of the Yale University Divinity School, shortly before both of them spoke to the National Council of Churches convention at Kiel Auditorium on Dec. 4, 1957. King had become nationally known after the Montgomery bus boycott, but t…

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 10, 1957, during his first public visit to St. Louis. He spoke at Kiel Auditorium to the Citizens Committee of Greater St. Louis, an organization that promoted racial integration. King had led the successful boycott of public buses in Montgomery, Ala.…

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Delegates to the National Council of Churches convention gather in Kiel Auditorium on Dec. 2, 1957, for the second day of their national assembly. The organization of mainline Protestant denominations held conventions every three years. About 2,000 delegates took part during the six-day even…

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