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Remembering King, his dream

Saturday, January 15, 2005

RememberingKing, his dream
kARIELLE GREEN, 10, of the Archangel Dancers of Youngstown, performs during a musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. held Saturday at Powers Auditorium. A number of other local youth groups also performed.kALSO, THE late civil-rights leader's birthday, which was Saturday, and federal holiday, which is Monday, are stirring more introspection about what has happened to his legacy since his 1968 assassination in Memphis, Tenn., at age 39. The Nobel Peace Prize winner would have been 76 this year.
Cause and effect
kTHERE ARE no hard and fast statistics to cite. But Boardman Police Chief Jeffrey Patterson and his officers know the story that's told each day inside the department's crime reports: Illegal drugs are the source of much of the township's crime.