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How are Trump appointees are shaping Philly’s 3rd Circuit Court? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 17, 2022

The appellate court's rulings haven't 'dramatically' changed, but there have been noticeable differences, according to a published report.

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What MLK meant by justice. And how one central Pa. community is commemorating it | Opinion

BY: - January 13, 2022

As we begin a new year, our Carlisle community continues America’s quest to embrace Dr. King’s commitment to social, economic, and political justice.

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From the grave, MLK’s telling white folks ‘Stop it, just stop it’ | Michael Coard

BY: - January 11, 2022

Dr. King was more than that 'I Have a Dream' speech. Much more.

The landmark Voting Rights Act turns 55: For Black voters, a time to reflect

BY: - February 12, 2020

With a pivotal presidential election approaching, activists and scholars say African-Americans should continue the work of protecting Black voters’ rights.

Philadelphia: the reigning champ of MLK day in Pa. | The Numbers Racket

BY: - January 20, 2020

The holiday that falls on the third Monday in January was first celebrated on Jan. 20, 1986 after King’s widow, Coretta Scott King, and musician Stevie Wonder petitioned more than 6 million people to get then-President Ronald Reagan to sign off (signed in 1983) on making MLK day a federal holiday.