Thousands March Through Old City To Honor MLK Day

by Justin Udo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Old City Philadelphia Monday morning as they observed the Martin Luther King Day of Service, and made a call for equality for all Americans.

The March for a Better America started at the slave quarters memorial on Independence Mall and ended at Mother Bethel AME Church, one of the oldest black churches in the country.

Mark Kelly Tyler, the Pastor at Mother Bethel, helped organize the event, he says it’s always great to see people from different walks of life come together for the greater good.

“To celebrate, commemorate, and remember Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, but also to say that his work is not done and we’re standing in that legacy to continue that work,” Tyler said.

Following the march, speakers addressed the crowd, speaking on issues like human rights, affordable housing, health care, and protecting the undocumented from deportation.

“I’m here with you today, to stand with you all to say that we cannot allow racism, prejudice, privilege in any form to stand, and that united we must fight to make a change in this country, so that everybody can thrive. Not just a handful,” one speaker exclaimed.

After the rally, different community organizations held meet and greets to let people know how they could get involved in to help change their neighborhoods for the better.

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  1. According to Assistant Director Sullivan, who had direct access to the surveillance files on King which are denied the American people, King had embezzled or misapplied substantial amounts of money contributed to the “civil rights” movement. King used SCLC funds to pay for liquor, and numerous prostitutes both Black and White, who were brought to his hotel rooms, often two at a time, for drunken sex parties which sometimes lasted for several days. These types of activities were the norm for King’s speaking and organizing tours.

    In fact, an outfit called The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, which is putting on display the two bedrooms from the Lorraine Motel where King stayed the night before he was shot, has declined to depict in any way the “occupants – -of those rooms. That “according to exhibit designer Gerard Eisterhold “would be “close to blasphemy.” The reason? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spent his last night on Earth having sex with two women at the motel and physically

  2. Well friends, he is not a legitimate reverend, he is not a bona fide PhD, and his name isn’t really “Martin Luther King, Jr.” What’s left? Just a sexual degenerate, an America-hating Communist, and a criminal betrayer of even the interests of his own people.

    On Labor Day, 1957, a special meeting was attended by Martin Luther King and four others at a strange institution called the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, Tennessee. The Highlander Folk School was a Communist front, having been founded by Myles Horton (Communist Party organizer for Tennessee) and Don West (Communist Party organizer for North Carolina). The leaders of this meeting with King were the aforementioned Horton and West, along with Abner Berry and James Dumbrowski, all open and acknowledged members of the Communist Party, USA. The agenda of the meeting was a plan to tour the Southern states to initiate demonstrations and riots.

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