Martin Luther King Jr. http://peoriapublicradio.org en BU students particpate in National Day of Service http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bu-students-particpate-national-day-service <div>Some Bradley University students celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by donating their time at a local food bank. About ten students from four student organizations volunteered at the Midwest Food Bank in Peoria.</div><div> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 19:18:35 +0000 Denise Molina 17804 at http://peoriapublicradio.org BU students particpate in National Day of Service Martin Luther King, Sr. remembers son in U of I speech http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/martin-luther-king-sr-remembers-son-u-i-speech <div>On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we’ll take you back to a speech given by the father of the slain civil rights leader. In 1975, Martin Luther King, Sr. visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to talk about the role of religion in the civil rights movement, and his son’s tireless work. Seven years after the assassination, King Sr. said he bears no ill will toward his son’s killer.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That was Martin Luther King, Sr. speaking on April 12, 1975 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:16:50 +0000 Sean Powers 17794 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Martin Luther King, Sr. remembers son in U of I speech