Civil Rights

Courts

Family sues Upper Dublin School District, alleging discrimination against disabled son

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History

In speech at St. Joe's, Martin Luther King Jr. labeled Vietnam War a 'mistake'

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Courts

Inmate's lawsuit to proceed after jail destroyed birthday card from daughter, 5

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That's Show Biz

Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra and The Beatles fought 'Jim Crow'

The Beatles

History

Questlove learns fascinating truth about family ancestry on 'Finding Your Roots'

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Courts

Reverend Al Sharpton to visit Meek Mill in Chester correctional facility

Courts

Report: Ex-police chief in New Jersey faces civil rights, hate crime charges

Memorials

5 PHOTOS: A historic memorial is unveiled

Carroll - Catto Memorial

Protests

Mocked and targeted, local Juggalos say weekend March on D.C. is a defense of civil liberties for all

LGBTQ

Pennsylvania seeks workaround to protect LGBTQ individuals

Courts

Lawsuit challenges legality of Pottstown's rental inspections

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Courts

Complaint dismissed over jail's destruction of birthday card from inmate's daughter, 5

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Holidays

Seven ways to participate in MLK Day 2017

Service Dogs

Cherry Hill School District's bus ban on service dogs violates state law

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Higher Education

New Jersey college students demand new name for 'Loser Hall'

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Entertainment

Pop quiz: Who was the city's first Catholic mayor?

Carroll - Mayor James H. Tate Portrait

Martin Luther King Jr.

Camden home where Martin Luther King Jr. lived while in seminary will be saved

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Lawsuits

Refugees allowed to go to Lancaster school after judge rules 'the law is clear'

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Arrests

Local activist Tony Soto charged in dispute with off-duty cop

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Courts

Former S.C. cop, a Medford native, faces possibility of life in prison

NBA

WATCH: Charles Barkley takes stand on LGBT rights

History

As a student, seminarian Martin Luther King Jr. lived in Camden

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Events

Participate in these MLK Day 2016 events in Philly

Courts

Nurse to sue Christie administration over N.J. Ebola quarantine

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NAACP

Ex-NAACP president Jerry Mondesire dies at 65

Civil Rights

Obama calls for comprehensive criminal justice reform

Civil Rights

What's expected from Obama at NAACP convention

Civil Rights

NAACP president says group can tackle civil rights challenges

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Civil Rights

Lawmakers push for criminal justice reform at NAACP convention

Civil Rights

At Philly convention, NAACP to highlight racial injustice

Civil Rights

NAACP leaders: convention marks a 'historic gathering'

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Mo'ne Davis

Mo'ne Davis' team traveling to historic civil rights spots on month-long trip

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Civil Rights

ACLU: Philly DA's Office forfeits $1 million from innocent residents

Seth Williams

Civil Rights

NAACP to hold national convention in Philly

Courts

Family feud over MLK Bible and Peace Prize may soon end

History

Malcolm X: 3 Philly facts for civil rights leader's birthday

Baltimore Riots

Lynch to travel to Baltimore to meet with city leaders

Nation

New York governor bans non-essential state travel to Indiana

University of Oklahoma

Disgraced Oklahoma student to meet civil rights leaders over racist song

History

Congressional delegation to commemorate 'Bloody Sunday'

Civil Rights

Father of Trayvon Martin to speak at Arcadia University

Malcolm X

Malcolm X's legacy survives 50 years after his assassination

Neighborhoods

Camden house where MLK once stayed could become civil rights headquarters

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Civil Rights

Sources: Feds clearing officer in Ferguson shooting

MLK Day

Recap of MLK day anti-discrimination rally in Philadelphia

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Civil Rights

Chester church played pivotal role in King's development

Carroll - Calvary Baptist Church