Teresa Nance, assistant vice president of Multicultural Affairs is one of those spearheading the trip.
For two years of his life, from 1948 to 1950, Martin Luther King Junior lived at a now-dilapidated home in the 700-block of Walnut Street.
Rich covered Keith Olbermann’s suspension from ESPN for tweets about Penn State, President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill, and the VA Secretary telling a homeless veteran he served in special forces. He also talked to former federal prosecutor Sydney Powell.
Dr. Eugene Richardson shared his story with students and faculty at Penn Charter, describing how he first became interested in flying when he was just five years old.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania filed five lawsuits on behalf of people in Philadelphia who were arrested while watching police in the course of their duties on public streets.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Minister Rodney Muhammad was elected on Saturday to head the more than a century old NAACP chapter.
This December remember Rosa Parks and her resolve as we fight bullies and acts of injustice in our immediate surroundings.
For 60 years, the memorial sat in an obscure location in Fairmount Park. Twenty years ago, it was relocated to Logan Square, near the Franklin Institute.
Camden residents want to make sure there are no Michael Brown-type incidents in their city.
Nearly 40 students from Youth United for Change will attend the “Freedom 50″ conference, honoring the civil rights workers who signed up African-American voters in 1964, including the three who were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan.
Now that same sex marriage is a reality in Pennsylvania, LGBT advocates says they will now focus their efforts on gaining civil rights protection.
Several Democrats, including Pennsylvania’s Bob Casey and Delaware’s Chris Coons, joined Republicans in the Senate Wednesday afternoon in quashing President Obama’s pick for a key post in the Justice Department.
Because rates of discipline have been disproportionally high for some racial groups, guidance from the US Dept. of Education and Justice is suggesting changes in ‘zero-tolerance’.
The tumultuous year of 1963 included the March on Washington, Dr. King’s historic speech, and the assassination of Pres. Kennedy.