Cecil B. Moore

Freedom Fighters Kelvin Kelly (left), Karen Asper (standing in middle), Kenneth Salaam (right) and Eugene Dawkins (bottom). (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Celebrating 50 Years Since Protesters Help Open Door To Black Students At Girard College

The Freedom Fighters will spend Friday morning re-enacting the historic march at Girard College.


A black student, Nathaniel Steward, 17, recites his lesson surrounded by white fellows and others black students, 21 May 1954 at the Saint-Dominique school, in Washington, where for the first time in USA the Brown v Board of Education decision which outlaws segregation in state schools is applied. (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Today Marks 60th Anniversary Of Landmark Brown Vs. Board Of Education Decision

The landmark Brown versus Board of Education decision that de-segregated public education in America turns 60 today.


(Some of Cecil B. Moore's fellow civil rights freedom fighters speak at the rededication of the Cecil B. Moore subway stop in North Philadelphia.  Muralist Jonathan Mandell stands alongside his mosaic.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Cecil B. Moore’s Life Gets Spotlight as North Philadelphia Subway Stop Is Rededicated

Cecil B. Moore’s military, legal, and political careers are depicted in a new mural at the Cecil B. Moore stop of Septa’s Broad Street line in North Philadelphia.


Suspects Chancier McFarland and Rafael Jones.

Suspect In Officer’s Shooting Death Charged With Murder; 2nd Suspect Identified

A suspect was officially charged with murder Friday in the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer, while authorities identified a second suspect wanted in the case.


Officer Moses Walker, Jr. (Credit: Philadelphia Police)

Suspect In Philadelphia Police Officer Walker’s Murder Allegedly Confesses To Crime

One of the two men suspected in the murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Moses Walker Jr. allegedly confessed to the crime, according to police sources.


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Slain Philadelphia Police Officer’s Mother Helps Lead Peace Walk Down Broad Street

It was an emotional Wednesday evening as Officer Moses Walker’s mother joined a peace walk down Broad Street in North Philadelphia to protest violence. But her walk cut short, just yards away from where her son was killed.



New Video Released Of Suspects Wanted In Officer’s Murder

Philadelphia police released additional surveillance video Tuesday of two suspects wanted in the murder of an off-duty officer this past weekend.


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After Community Protest, SEPTA Makes Change To Electronic Bus Signs

After a community protest, SEPTA has agreed to spell-out the name of Cecil B. Moore on its electronic bus signs.



Suspect Dead After Police Involved Shooting In North Philadelphia

One man is dead and a Philadelphia police officer is being treated at Temple University Hospital after an altercation inside a north Philadelphia home Sunday afternoon.