Topic: Martin Luther King Jr.
“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.
Things to Do on the King Day of Service in Philadelphia
MLK Day — the King Day of Service — is the perfect opportunity to engage with other Philadelphia citizens on civic projects that matter. So, Volunteer. And, attend a discussion, see a film, listen to live music …
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.
How the City of Brotherly Love helped shape the great Civil Rights leader we honor on January 17
Making Sense of the Senseless
As Baltimore burns, there is a whole lot of denunciation. But maybe MLK was right when he said “a riot is the language of the unheard”
“Bind Up the Wounds Among Us”
Fifty-three years (and two days) after MLK’s assassination, we recall the words of Robert Kennedy, bemoaning a murderous “time of shame and sorrow”—much like our own