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Philly Speaks Logo_nJanuary 18, 2015

Today on Philly Speaks we discussed, MLK Day activities in Philadelphia.

Special Guests:

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
  • 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