On this day in 1963, King called for racial and economic justice on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. On Wednesday, President Obama, along with former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, stood in the same spot.
Near the doorway of an Anoka-Hennepin School District classroom is an emergency guide. One of the tabs reads “tornado.” Alongside the guide is also a map of the school. Some of the rooms are colored yellow to signify they are safe evacuation zones.
More and more schools are doing away with the candy and costumes. Many have policies in place, out of respect to students who don’t celebrate Halloween. The plan is rather controversial because Halloween isn’t typically thought of as a religious holiday.