January 21, 2008
Area manager Tim James talks about Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area.
Members of the community commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and participate in a candlelight march from Frederick Douglass High School's gymnasium to historic Second Baptist Church.
Tim James, area manager for Eagle Bluffs conservation area, checks on his electric water pumps on Nov. 15. James uses the pumps to move water from the Missouri River into Eagle Bluffs during the winter months.
Mallard ducks fly in to land at the main distribution channel of Eagle Bluffs conservation area at 7 a.m. Sept. 30. “If I have lots of ducks, the hunting is going to be good,” area manager Tim James said. “If I have lots of ducks, the wildlife viewing is going to be good.”
Missouri guard Matt Lawrence has struggled to find his 3-point shooting touch.
The Rev. Starsky Wilson, president of the NAACP chapter at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, preaches to the congregation gathered in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday at the Second Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Wilson preached about the importance of a united and beloved community and the need to take care of the less privileged.
Bryana Jordan clutches her candle blocking it from the cold wind outside of the Second Baptist Church during the Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Candlelight Walk and Celebration Monday evening.
Columbia residents began the evening with a group prayer as they gathered at Douglass High School on Monday evening for the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Walk and Celebration.
Columbia residents held hands in prayer honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at the Annual Candlelight Walk and Celebration Monday evening at Douglass High School.
Mary Ratliff, president of the Columbia NAACP, speaks during the Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration Monday at the memorial in his honor on 800 S. Stadium Blvd. A motorcade departed from the MKT memorial for the Second Missionary Baptist Church on 407 E. Broadway where the congregation gathered in King's honor.
The Rev. Debbie Turner and her assistant Ale' Cooper walk through the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday before the celebration begins. The Rev. Turner is the associate minister for the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church and a jail minister at Boone County Jail for women.
January 20, 2008
Frances Lewine received the Missouri School of Journalism's Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism in October 2007.
Rachel Shenker, left, sits with her family; from left, mom, Debbie; brother, Ben; and dad, Joel, before the weekly Shabbat service at the synagogue of Congregation Beth Shalom on Friday, November 30, 2007. Rachel was born to a non-Jewish mother and adopted by Joel and Debbie as a baby.
Despite being born to non-Jewish parents, Rachel Shenker says her identity has always been that of a Jew.
Montana Gross, left, and her daughter Sky pose on Friday afternoon at their house in Hallsville near a donation box that they built for the project Let No Citizen Be Left Behind.
Martin Luther King Jr. acknowledges the crowd at the Lincoln Memorial for his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 1963. Nearly 40 years after his assassination in April 1968, after the deaths of his wife and others who knew both the man and what he stood for, some say King is facing the same fate that has befallen many a historical figure — being frozen in a moment in time that ignores the full complexity of the man and his message.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. challenged issues such as poverty and militarism on issues, and as a result, he lost the support of many newspapers and magazines, and his relationship with the White House had suffered, said Harvard Sitkoff, a professor of history at the University of New Hampshire.
January 19, 2008
The referee signals a victory for Missouri’s Nick Marable in an overtime match at 165 pounds.