Dr. Martin Luther King

12-year-old India Nelson prepares to board a bus for her school trip down south (credit: Tim Jimenez)

History Class On The Road For Group Of Philadelphia Sixth Graders

A group of students from Global Leadership Academy Charter School hit the road Sunday for a week-long trip down south to bring civil rights history to life.

04/26/2015

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Walk Of Peace To Commemorate MLK Assassination

The 7th annual Bridge Walk for Peace begins at the Philadelphia side of the Ben Franklin Bridge at 6 a.m. this morning.

04/04/2014

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On MLK Day, CBS 3 Speaks Exclusively With Son Of Slain Civil Rights Leader

Starting the morning in song, Rowan University marked Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a special guest.

01/20/2014

Volunteers at Girard College on the MLK Day Or Service. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

MLK Day Of Service Draws Volunteers All Throughout Philadelphia

Tens of thousands of volunteers went to work Monday as part of more than 1,700 projects throughout the city.

01/20/2014

Dr. King at what was then called St. Joseph's College. (Credit: Glenn McCurdy)

Local Historian Shares MLK Speech Made In Philadelphia

A local historian from Bucks County has uncovered what may be the only recording from a speech Dr. Martin Luther King made in Philadelphia.

01/20/2014

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Red Cross Focuses On Fire Prevention For MLK Day

Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday has been designated by Congress as a ‘Day of Service’. The Red Cross is focusing on fire prevention.

01/20/2014

Actor Dax richardson reads King's letter from Birmingham at Eastern State Penitentiary. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Special Program This Weekend Highlights MLK Letter From Jail

Eastern State Penitentiary is hosting a program this weekend, taking a look a Dr. Martin Luther King’s letter from Birmingham.

01/18/2014

(Garner on left along with director of programming showing off synagogue. Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Free Admission To MLK Exhibit At Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary is celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend with a free program that includes dramatic readings of King’s famous letter from Birmingham Jail.

01/19/2013