Three Students Honored in Philadelphia For Essays Honoring Dr. King's Selma MarchThe National Liberty Museum, in Old City, rolled out the red carpet for three students who submitted the winning essays and video speeches marking the 50th anniversary of the historic march.
Monday's MLK Day March Through Center City Puts Next Generation of Leaders in SpotlightThe organizers of that massive march are not the names usually associated with traditional civic leadership in Philadelphia.
MLK Day March In Center City To Focus On Social Justice IssuesThe demonstration set for Monday afternoon is called the MLK Day of Action, Resistance and Empowerment, or MLK DARE.
Philadelphia Gears Up For 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of ServiceA kick-off event was held Wednesday at Girard College, the headquarters for the nation's largest day of service.
National Constitution Center Honors Youngest Liberty Medal Recipient Malala Yousafzai is the youngest recipient in the award's 26-year history, and for good reason.
Dell East Hosting First Dramatic Stage Play, A 'Historical' Civil Rights DialogueSchool District of Philadelphia to host its first dramatic stage play ever. The play, presented Saturday at 8pm, is a fictional account of a meeting between civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
Bank Underwrites Free Admissions To African-American Museum on MLK Day Citizens Bank CEO Daniel Fitzpatrick said the bank's charitable foundation is donating $25,000 to underwrite the museum's costs on January 20th, to offer free admission and cultural activities to more than 3,000 expected visitors.
2013 IN REVIEW: Civil Rights Movement Turns 50The tumultuous year of 1963 included the March on Washington, Dr. King's historic speech, and the assassination of Pres. Kennedy.
Positively Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra Concert Honoring Dr. Martin Luther KingThe concert begins at 4pm on MLK Day at Martin Luther King High School, and the orchestra's new music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will be there.
American Jewish History Museum Explores '30s Education Links Among Blacks, JewsThe exhibit opened on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s actual birthday, January 15th, to honor his legacy.
Philadelphia Clergy To Hold 5th Annual Bridge Walk For Peace TomorrowApril 4th, the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther Kings' assassination, doesn't have to be a day of sad remembrance. Instead, organizers say it's an opportunity to stand against violence and to further Dr. King's legacy.