'This Turnout Is Amazing': Haddonfield Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. DayPeople of all ages showed up to the Borough Hall for a short ceremony filled with poems, the pledge of allegiance, and song.
National Bell Ringing Ceremony Held At Liberty Bell Pavilion To Honor Martin Luther King Jr.Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations kicked off at the Liberty Bell on Independence Mall with the ceremonial ringing of the bell at noon.
Philadelphia's Girard College Hosts 27th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of ServiceOn Monday, the Philadelphia region and the nation celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 93 years old.
Thousands Of Volunteers Take Part In 25th Annual MLK Day Of Service At Girard CollegeMore than 1,800 service projects will be going on throughout the region, with the largest in the U.S. getting underway at Girard College in North Philadelphia.
Trump Tweets MLK Salute, Will Meet With SonPresident-elect Donald Trump called on Americans to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day and "celebrate all of the many wonderful things that he stood for."
Group Plans March At Independence Mall On MLK DayThe MLK D.A.R.E Coalition is planning a march on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Civil Rights Leader Wants Camden House Designated HistoricIt's believed Dr. Martin Luther King Junior once stayed there.
Eastern State Penitentiary Recognizes MLK Day With Reading Of King's Famous LetterNow through Monday, Eastern State Penitentiary is hosting a program called "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
Local Business Leaders Covering Cost Of Tickets For Thousands Of School Kids To See “Selma”Local business leaders are busy asking for private donations so they can send students to see the movie “Selma” for free.
North Philadelphia Rec Center Gets New Mural Honoring Its NamesakeThe Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center now sports a mural of the slain civil rights leader.
Today Marks 60th Anniversary Of Landmark Brown Vs. Board Of Education DecisionThe landmark Brown versus Board of Education decision that de-segregated public education in America turns 60 today.
50 Years Later, New Book Marks 1963 As A Most Pivotal Year in US HistoryAsk someone about the most important year of the tumultuous '60s and it'll probably come down to either 1963 or 1968. But author Byron Williams has made his choice.
Philadelphian Who Attended Martin Luther King, Jr's Original Speech Recalls Momentous EventReverend Robert Polk was there on the Mall 50 years ago, three-quarters of the way back along the reflecting pool.
Anniversary of Dr. MLK's Famous Speech Commemorated at Constitution Center"The document that gives us our rights is what we celebrate here every day -- the Constitution -- and that's what they were fighting for in 1963," notes NCC program coordinator Jenna Winterle.
50 Years After King's March On Washington, Civil Rights Leaders Say There Is Still Work To DoToday marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and area thought leaders weigh-in on the pace of the progress toward the "dream" since that day.