MLK DAY: Events, Days Of Service In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr.On Jan. 17, the nation will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Philadelphia Offers Plenty Of Volunteer Opportunities On Martin Luther King DayMartin Luther King Day is quickly approaching and if you're looking for a way to serve in the first and largest King Day of Service in the nation, which is right here in Philadelphia, there are plenty of ways to lend a hand and your talents to our community.
Civil Rights Activists Using MLK Day As Opportunity To Set Up Voter Outreach Locations In PhiladelphiaActivists in Philadelphia are using Martin Luther King Day as a chance to boost something very important to civil rights activists, voting.
President-Elect Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden Spend MLK Day In Philadelphia Helping Pack Food Kits To Shine Light On Hunger IssuesPhilabundance and Feeding America want to increase funding for SNAP as well as food banks and pantries when the new administration begins.
Girard College Offering Free COVID-19 Testing On MLK Day Of ServiceOn Monday, free COVID-19 testing will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon.
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.