King’s Chester Years
In an excerpt from the bestselling King: A Life, the iconic moral leader attends Chester’s Crozer Theological Seminary, takes part in his first civil rights confrontation (in a Maple Shade, New Jersey bar!) and loses his heart … to a White woman
MLK and the Limitless Legacy of Hope
Hope may be infinite, as the Civil Rights icon told us. But it requires action
King Day of Service in Philly — Where to Go, What to Do
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a perfect opportunity to engage with other Philadelphia citizens on civic projects that matter. Volunteer. Visit a museum. Build peace
The Fourth of July Voices We Need to Read Now
July 4th means different things to different Americans. Here, a host of Independence Day perspectives — from Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Ronald Reagan and more — that remind us what it means to be free
“I. Am. The. Dream.”
Thousands of Philadelphians participated in volunteer work on Monday for MLK Day of Service. Here’s a look at some of them.
There’s Enough King To Go Around
The debate over Martin Luther King, Jr., on a day of service in his memory is a good thing, except for what it leaves out
Between King and Guns
Today we honor the great American pacifist. But it turns out that King’s relationship to guns was more complicated than you might expect.
Let’s Make Every Day A Day of Service
Philly’s MLK Day of Service is the nation’s biggest. But it doesn’t capture who King really was. We must do better.