150,000 Volunteers Participate In Service Projects Across Region On MLK DayThe 23rd annual Greater Philadelphia King Day of Service put an estimated 150,000 volunteers to work at 1,800 service projects across the region.
Drexel Students Give University President Failing Grade For Opposing Philly Wage Equity LawDrexel University students and advocates looking to close what they call the "gender pay gap" held a rally for equal pay to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Eastern State Penitentiary Commemorates MLK With Readings Of 'Letter From Birmingham Jail'Sections of the letter will be read three times a day through Monday.
African American Museum Offers Discounted Admission, Special Programming For MLK WeekendCitizens Bank partners with the African American Museum in Philadelphia to provide discounted admission and special programming during MLK weekend.
Day Of Service: Chosen 300 Serves Up Food, Clothes, Slice Of MLK HistoryHelping the homeless was a big part of MLK Day of Service throughout the region.
Philadelphia Orchestra Amplifies Dr. King's Message With Free ConcertIn the Girard College Chapel, the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was amplified by the sounds of the Philadelphia Orchestra during its annual free concert.
Out Of Real-Life Drama Comes A Philly Musical With a MessageA musical uses the civil rights movement -- with a little help from bubbles and jelly beans -- to teach kids the importance of voting.
Phillies Outfielder Gives Kids Some Big League AdvicePhillies outfielder Roman Quinn spent his Martin Luther King Day at the Marian Anderson Rec Center at 17th and Fitzwater.
Thousands March Through Old City To Honor MLK DayThe March for a Better America started at the slave quarters memorial on Independence Mall and ended at Mother Bethel AME Church.
Many Gather At Independence Mall To Ring In The MLK HolidayThough the ceremony followed tradition, there was a renewed sense of purpose among participants.
Around 500 Kids Take Part In MLK Day Of Service Event In Montco“It’s really a great day for everyone to come out and give back to their community.”
South Philadelphia Elementary Students Spend MLK Day Doing Selfless ActsInspired by the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., students and staff at one South Philadelphia school spent their day off paying it forward.
Giordano Column: A Modern Version of Dr King's LegacyOne of my biggest criticisms of the annual King Day celebrations is that they dwell on the negatives.
Kids Learn Importance Of Community To Celebrate MLK Day In PhillyA weekend long celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues at the Please Touch Museum.
Discussions At Eastern State On Relevance Of MLK’s Famous LetterEastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount is celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1963 "Letter from Birmingham Jail."