Monday's MLK Day March Through Center City Puts Next Generation of Leaders in SpotlightThe organizers of that massive march are not the names usually associated with traditional civic leadership in Philadelphia.
PFT Says Young People Need Opportunity To Voice Concerns In Aftermath Of Ferguson, Staton IslandTeachers, parents and faith leaders are weighing in on the two grand jury presentments this past week that cleared white police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Philadelphia Rally Set To Respond to Grand Jury Findings in Ferguson, Mo. ShootingThe rallies, dozens across the country, are being organized on social media.
Festival Of Story Telling Kicks Off This Week In PhiladelphiaThe 13th annual First Person Arts Festival kicks off on Tuesday in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Clergy Join Protests Over Ferguson, Mo. Police ShootingThey began arriving in Ferguson on Sunday and, one by one, the half-dozen Philadelphia religious leaders have joined peaceful protesters in marches across that city.
Christians In Society Hill Celebrate Easter With Sunrise ServiceMother Bethel AME church in Society Hill offered a 6 a.m. service where more than one hundred members showed up for the early worship.
Two Phila. Groups Sponsoring Black History Month Student Essay ContestThe Philadelphia branch of the NAACP and the antiviolence initiave "Hands Across Philadelphia" are teaming up with the Philadelphia school district to launch a new essay contest focused on black history.
St. Thomas Episcopal Church And Mother Bethel AME Celebrate History With Joint MassThe two churches that started what has become known as the Black Church Movement in America united for a historic worship service Sunday morning at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Lancaster Avenue.
Top Historic Sacred Spots In PhiladelphiaMost people know Philadelphia as the birth place of liberty -- the place where concepts like freedom of speech and Democracy were perfected.