Martin Luther King Day
The organizers of that massive march are not the names usually associated with traditional civic leadership in Philadelphia.
The event was organized by a coalition that calls itself MLK Day of Action, Resistance, and Empowerment (“MLK DARE”).
Activists across the country will rally for a higher minimum wage today, calling economic justice part of the unfinished business of Martin Luther King’s legacy. One company is putting itself out in front of that movement.
One of the Martin Luther King Day events taking place Monday was a rally and safety walk against gun violence in Southwest Philadelphia.
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.
Little news fans turned out at The Please Touch Museum on Martin Luther King Day Monday, Jan. 21st, 2013.
Actor Danny Glover of ‘The Color Purple’ and ‘Lethal Weapon’ fame brought a personal perspective to Rowan University’s annual Martin Luther King Junior breakfast on Monday.
Philadelphia residents don’t have to make the trip to the nation’s capital to take part in the festivities.
The National Constitution Center, on Independence Mall, had lots of activities for the thousands of Delaware Valley kids who had the day off from school for Martin Luther King Day.
Cosby provided a mix of smiles and brutal, thought-provoking honesty in his King Day address at Rowan University, in Glassboro.
This year’s honorees are two daughters of Malcom X and Betty Shabazz.
The museum, usually closed on Mondays, was bustling on Monday with a crowd taking advantage of free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
The Chosen 300 Ministry, a local interdenominational non-profit group, is starting its King Day of Service activities Sunday on Dr. King’s birthday.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia held its 28th annual interfaith prayer service Sunday afternoon at St. Malachy Church in North Philadelphia. One parishoner in particular was touched by the service.
A unique cooking competition will benefit a local food bank on Martin Luther King Day.