Martin Luther King Jr.
Crowds gathered at Clark Park in West Philadelphia on Sunday to watch break dancers from the organization Hip Hop Fundamentals give a history lesson about civil rights in America through dance.
Penn’s Annenberg School is hosting an event this evening marking the 50th anniversary of a landmark bit of communication.
Chris reviews President Obama and Hillary Clinton’s interview on 60 minutes, LeSean McCoy’s Twitter battle with the mother of his child, and a professor from Arizona who claimed he had explosives on Independence Mall. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, Renee Amoore about the Republican winter meeting, and gun rights activist Larry Ward.
Speakers came from a variety of denominations to speak about King’s enduring legacy.
It was a chance for young children to not only get a glimpse of his legacy, but start to think about how they can contribute to society through music.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Mayor Nutter declared the 12th annual “Human Family Day,” to honor Dr. King’s vision of a colorblind society.
Since 1976, every president has proclaimed Black History Month and the leadership of African Americans has been widely noted.
We’re all looking for products that make our lives easier. But in some parts of the world the simplest of tools have the potential to save lives as well.
An estimated 85,000 volunteers participated in more than 1,300 services projects on Monday as part of the Greater Philadelphia Area Martin Luther King Day of Service.
Even though Monday is the official King Holiday, Sunday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s actual birthday. To reflect on the day, activist and NAACP Board Member Donald “Ducky” Birts discusses his friendship with Dr. King
The Chosen 300 Ministry, a local interdenominational non-profit group, is starting its King Day of Service activities Sunday on Dr. King’s birthday.
Monday’s Martin Luther King Day activities in Philadelphia now include a late-afternoon gathering in Juniata, the neighborhood where four teens were ambushed in a packed car last Tuesday.
Every week, the White House honors community leaders as “Champions of Change” for their service. This week’s theme was “Following in the footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” Out of the eight honorees, three were local residents.
This year, for the first time, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service will include a job fair with more than 20 employers.
- Cleanup Underway After Heavy Rain Causes Flooding In Shore Towns
- Police: Shoplifters Conceal $600 In Prescription Drugs Down Front Of Their Pants
- Car Crash Causes Hundreds of Residents To Lose Power In Bucks County
- Dom Giordano Speaks To Gov. Corbett About Increase In Gas Prices Under Proposed Bill
- New Pantry Program Provides Fresh, Healthy Food To Those In Need
- Most Romantic US Honeymoon... GHI @Home - Metal Shingle /... 11th Annual Gary Papa 5K Run-... Athletes We Wish Stayed In...
- Tiger Woods At The US Open At... Final Round: The U.S. Open At... Baseball Shots Of The Week –... Behind the Scenes: TP...
- Orr At The Shore 2013 NCC Retro-Rama Party The Philadelphia Diamonds Of... 2013 US Open At Merion
- Storm Photos: June 13, 2013 WIP Morning Show Father's Day... US Open At Merion Practice... Julius Erving Through The...