January 18, 2015
Today on Philly Speaks we discussed, MLK Day activities in Philadelphia.
Sheryl Lee Ralph-Hughes
Reverend Mark Tyler: Mother Bethel AME Church
Joseph Meade: Philadelphia Art Museum
List (Partial) of MLK Day Activities:
- Commission on African American Males: Coordinating the Philadelphia Coalition of Leaders “Reclaim King” teach-ins:
- 440 N. Broad St. 10am-12:30 pm Forum 1:30pm Rally 2pm March
- Mark Tyler, Mother Bethel AME church – The MLK DARE March, calling for 10,000 to march and rally around key demands relating to justice, education, and jobs. 440 N. Broad St. 2pm, March begins
- 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast, organized by The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc. 8am-10am: PA Convention Center
- The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors MLK Day with Free Concert, starting at 1:30pm.
- Girard College Chapel: 2101 S. College Ave.
- African American Museum: Special events and activities 11am-5pm- 701 Arch St.
By Hosts: Senator Vincent Hughes and Tiffanie Stanard