MLK Day

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Opportunities to Volunteer and Celebrate in Philadelphia

Monday, January 18th, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday that honors the legacy of the civil rights leader who dedicated his life […]

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Black People Have Spent Centuries in “Service.” They Should Take Off on MLK Day.

Next Monday will mark the 25th anniversary of the hijacking of the hard-won federal holiday commemorating the birth of civil rights leader Martin Luther King […]

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7 Philly Violence Prevention Programs to Know and Support This MLK Day

Monday marks the 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service, which commemorates the life and legacy of the pivotal leader who would have […]

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The Philly MLK Day Luncheon That Would Have Dr. King Rolling in His Grave

“The problems of racial injustice and economic injustice cannot be solved without a radical redistribution of political and economic power,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., […]

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MLK Day: Last-Minute Opportunities to Volunteer and Celebrate

It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Whether you’re looking to volunteer, learn about Dr. Kings’ legacy or further it yourself, we’ve got you covered. Here’s […]

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LISTEN: Philly Mag and 900AM-WURD Release Social Justice Podcast

WURD Radio and Philadelphia Magazine are pleased to present a joint podcast on social justice, hosted by Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris (activist, journalist, regular […]

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LGBTQ&A: Terrell Green

Terrell Green is local performing artist and educator. We chat with the out creator about his current artistic aspirations and his upcoming one-man show, which […]

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Community Leaders to Honor Gay Black Civil Rights Icon on MLK Day

This MLK Day, the Gayborhood will recognize not only the late civil rights icon and namesake of the federal holiday, but a gay black leader […]