Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Faith Leaders Suggest Actions to Make MLK’s Dream a Reality

As the nation prepares to observe the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Day on Jan. 15, people across the land will salute his tremendous achievements and dramatic effect on civil rights. King’s endurance as a history-maker is demonstrated by the ongoing efforts of faith leaders, legislators and laity to make his dream of a color-blind, equitable society a reality. Seeking insight about King’s legacy and its relevance in the 21st century, the L.A. Sentinel asked four L.A. pastors for their thoughts. “Dr. King’s life allows us to glean obvious lessons on leadership and courage; yet, his true legacy is that he

Steib Headlines African American Catholic Center MLK Breakfast

Bishop J. Terry Steib, the retired bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis, Tennessee, will be the featured speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Prayer Breakfast. The event, sponsored by the African American Catholic Center for Evangelization (AACCE), will be held on Saturday, January 13, at 8 a.m., at the Proud Bird Restaurant, 11022 Aviation Boulevard in Los Angeles. Steib, who served as bishop from 1993 to 2016, is noted for establishing Jubilee Schools, which serves 1,600 students. In recognition of his contributions, the Memphis City Council named a street in his honor. Ordained a priest in the