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Art Sanctuary Kicks Off Month Long Celebration Of Black Writing Festival

The 30th annual Celebration of Black Writing festival kicks off in just a few days. It’s 30 days of workshops, cultural events and much more.

04/27/2014

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Red Cross Focuses On Fire Prevention For MLK Day

Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday has been designated by Congress as a ‘Day of Service’. The Red Cross is focusing on fire prevention.

01/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.28.13

Chris discusses the escalation of sabre rattling against Syria after the regime’s use of chemical weapons, the return home of lung transplant recipient Sarah Murnaghan, and the banning of a vanity license plate in New Jersey. He also talks to Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky and foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/28/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.26.13

Chris reviews his Saturday night at the Phillies game, the Republicans record on civil rights and President Obama’s visit to Scranton on Friday. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and Phillies Broadcaster Larry Andersen.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/26/2013

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Who’s Volunteering?

The birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. has become a national day of service and the website of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics provides interesting information.

01/21/2013

Barack Obama Is Sworn In As 44th President Of The United States

Top Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Philadelphia

Philadelphia residents don’t have to make the trip to the nation’s capital to take part in the festivities.

01/07/2013

Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King

Street Renamed For MLK In Once-Segregated New Jersey Town

It’s hardly news for a town to honor Martin Luther King Jr. by naming a street after him. But when the municipality was off-limits to black families until the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled otherwise, the rededication takes on special meaning.

04/22/2012

Stigal Show Log 1.17.12

Chris talks to Human Events Contributor John Hayward about last night’s Republican debate, Mayor of Wildwood Ernie Troiano about the possibility of adding beach tags, and local Jeopardy contestant Brandon Libby.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/17/2012

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A Little Known Advocate For Civil Rights

Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America is a compelling read, bringing to life the story of a 19th century black Philadelphian, who was killed at 32 advocating non-violent change.

02/16/2011

The Reverend Robert Johnson and organizer Cheri Honkala, at City Hall demonstration. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Activists Rally In Center City To Put Home Foreclosures On Hold Indefinitely

Some neighborhood activists spent part of their Martin Luther King day of service trying to pressure the Philadelphia sheriff’s office to put home foreclosures on hold – indefinitely.

01/17/2011

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