Reverend Robert Polk was there on the Mall 50 years ago, three-quarters of the way back along the reflecting pool.
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.
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.
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.
There were numerous service projects going on in the suburbs Monday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., including one in Norristown.