Martin Luther King
Former Chairman of the Republican Party and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, Michael Steele, criticized Democrats for their handling of the riots in Baltimore and for the way they’ve managed the city.
Rich discussed the criticism received by the film ‘American Sniper,’ and why showering everyday is bad for your skin. He talked to Dr. Paul Boxer from Rutgers University about the challenges to local curfews, Jerry Price from Princeton University about running up the score in a basketball game, and Army Sniper Nicholas Irving about his book, The Reaper.
Both timeless and timely, ‘Selma’ addresses the life of Martin Luther King by concentrating on one chapter in his storied history.
With pep in their steps, Girard College’s Lower School Choir kicked off the day with their take on a classic civil rights song.
This December remember Rosa Parks and her resolve as we fight bullies and acts of injustice in our immediate surroundings.
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.
Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday has been designated by Congress as a ‘Day of Service’. The Red Cross is focusing on fire prevention.
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.
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.
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.
Philadelphia residents don’t have to make the trip to the nation’s capital to take part in the festivities.
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.
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.
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.
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.