New Temple University Signage In Subway Station Draws The Ire Of Cecil B. Moore Legacy Activists"That is Cecil B. Moore station, it's not Temple Station," says Karen Jordan, president of the Cecil B. Moore Freedom Fighters. "His memory is being disrespected."
KYW Flashback: The Integration Of Girard CollegeThe bitter contest had placed a spotlight on the issue of racial equality in education throughout Philadelphia.
At Girard College, Marking 50 Years Since Beginning of the End of Segregation There Some of the original Freedom Fighters whose protest led to the desegregation of Girard College in the 1960s were back outside the school this morning, celebrating 50 years since their historic demonstration.
Decades After Struggle To Integrate, Girard College Produces 2nd Gates Millennium ScholarThe school is preparing to graduate its second Gates Millennium Scholar , 50 years after Philadelphia civil rights activists began marching to desegregate.
Celebrating 50 Years Since Protesters Help Open Door To Black Students At Girard CollegeThe Freedom Fighters will spend Friday morning re-enacting the historic march at Girard College.
Man Critical After Shooting In North PhiladelphiaIt happened shortly before 3:30 a.m. Sunday at Judson Street and Montgomery Avenue near Girard College.
Thousands Take Part in MLK Day Service Projects Across Delaware ValleyFive thousand volunteers converged on Girard College's campus, headquarters for the day's event, to participate in 150 service projects.
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.
Judge Rejects Girard College Plan to Eliminate High School, BoardingThe board that oversees the 165-year-old school says the decision threatens its financial stability.
Today Marks 60th Anniversary Of Landmark Brown Vs. Board Of Education DecisionThe landmark Brown versus Board of Education decision that de-segregated public education in America turns 60 today.
MLK Day Of Service Draws Volunteers All Throughout PhiladelphiaTens of thousands of volunteers went to work Monday as part of more than 1,700 projects throughout the city.
2014 MLK Day of Service Will Highlight Efforts For EducationTo set the tone for this year's theme, the Girard College lower school choir performed.