Sculpture Commemorates Dr. King’s Marquette Park March

By |March 4th, 2016|

The nation pauses today to pay tribute to the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Work is underway on what organizers call the city’s first ever memorial here.

Obama Singles Rami Nashashibi Out for Courage

By |February 8th, 2016|

When President Barack Obama addressed religious leaders at the National Prayer Breakfast last week, he singled out a longtime Chicago activist and nonprofit leader working on the city's Southwest Side.

“President Obama Praises Local Leader in Calls for Religious Tolerance”

By |February 4th, 2016|

Chicago Tonight, 2/4/16
President Barack Obama on Wednesday visited a mosque for the first time during his presidency to discuss Islamic relations and to combat growing anti-Muslim rhetoric in the country….

Joining us tonight is Rami Nashashibi, the executive director of the Chicago-based Inner-City Muslim Action Network. He was at the mosque Obama visited and was mentioned by […]

“Sculpture To Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King’s March Through Marquette Park”

By |January 18th, 2016|

Work is underway on what organizers call Chicago's first ever memorial to Dr. King.

“Sculpting the Dr. King Memorial for Marquette Park”

By |January 18th, 2016|

Sculpting from more than 15,000 pounds of clay, artists begin the early stages of a living memorial honor Dr. King.

“Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial to Commemorate Marquette Park March”

By |January 18th, 2016|

Community leaders around Chicago are working on a living memorial to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic 1966 march in Marquette Park.

“Martin Luther King Jr. art installation to commemorate Marquette Park march”

By |January 18th, 2016|

The memorial is planned to be unveiled Aug. 5, the 50th anniversary of the Marquette Park march and the day before the Takin' It To The Streets festival in the park, which draws thousands.