Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
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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.
Some members of “Occupy Philadelphia” are concerned about the group’s future.