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Martin Luther King Day

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.
Thousands March Through Central Philadelphia For Justice, Jobs, and FairnessThe event was organized by a coalition that calls itself MLK Day of Action, Resistance, and Empowerment ("MLK DARE").
Aetna Increases Minimum Wage For EmployeesActivists 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.
Folks March Against Gun Violence In PhiladelphiaOne of the Martin Luther King Day events taking place Monday was a rally and safety walk against gun violence in Southwest Philadelphia.
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.
Kidcasting From The Please Touch Museum On Martin Luther King DayLittle news fans turned out at The Please Touch Museum on Martin Luther King Day Monday, Jan. 21st, 2013.
Actor Danny Glover Brings MLK Day Message To Rowan UniversityActor 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.
Top Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia residents don't have to make the trip to the nation's capital to take part in the festivities.
National Constitution Center Offers Children's Service Activities for MLK DayThe 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.
At MLK Event In NJ, Bill Cosby Urges Parents To Monitor Their Kids More CloselyCosby provided a mix of smiles and brutal, thought-provoking honesty in his King Day address at Rowan University, in Glassboro.
Liberty Bell Is Rung, Softly, To Honor Dr. Martin Luther KingThis year's honorees are two daughters of Malcom X and Betty Shabazz.
For MLK Day, Civil Rights History Spotlighted At Philadelphia's Jewish History MuseumThe museum, usually closed on Mondays, was bustling on Monday with a crowd taking advantage of free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
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