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Dozens of students paint new mural honoring MLK in Wilmington
Dozens of students help paint a mural of Martin Luther King inside The Warehouse, a teen center opening soon in Wilmington.
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Trump’s lawyers urge dismissal of ‘flimsy’ impeachment case
President Donald Trump's legal team asserted Monday that he did “absolutely nothing wrong," urging the Senate to swiftly reject an impeachment case that it called “flimsy."
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‘We are not crying wolf’: Philly teachers union to sue district over asbestos, other hazards
The PFT is suing the school district over its handling of mold, lead and asbestos problems inside several school buildings over the last few years.
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A look at expected participants in Virginia gun rally
State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia
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$11 Billion and counting: Trump’s border wall would be the world’s most costly
The pricetag for President Trump's border wall has topped $11 billion — or nearly $20 million a mile — to become the most expensive wall of its kind anywhere in the world.
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Beloved Philadelphia movie house Ritz at the Bourse to close, per report
Old City art-house movie theater the Ritz at the Bourse will close at the end of January, according to a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Video: Martin Luther King Jr. at Girard College in Philadelphia, 1965
He joined fellow civil rights activist Cecil B. Moore to protest the North Philly school’s segregation.
6 hours ago
‘You need to act now’: Meet 4 girls working to save the warming world
A teenage girl, Greta Thunberg, has become the world-famous face of the climate strike movement.
7 hours ago
Unpacking Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘mountains’ 60 years after Spelman speech
Panelists at WHYY and NewCORE’s “Conversations of King” event consider the “mountains” of relativism, materialism, segregation and violence in 2020.
9 hours ago
Princeton home’s history of slavery explored in new contemporary art exhibition
Hugh Hayden’s new installation at Princeton’s Bainbridge House explores slavery and the origins of America through the 18th century home’s own history.
Time running out to save historic ‘MLK House’ in Camden
That structure is now on the verge of collapse in the face of indecision by local and state officials.
Interfaith choir keeps MLK’s voice alive as bias incidents rise in N.J.
The Camden County-based Unity Choir has become a way to defy what many feel is mounting hatred towards the Black and Jewish communities.
18 hours ago
On the edge of America, census begins in a tiny Alaska town
There are no restaurants in Toksook Bay, Alaska. No motels or movie theater, either. There also aren't any factories. Or roads.
21 hours ago
Jazz saxophone legend Jimmy Heath has died
Jimmy Heath, a prolific saxophonist, composer and bandleader who played alongside some of the biggest names of jazz, including Miles Davis and John Coltrane, has died.
23 hours ago
‘Freed from the secret’: Rep. Ayanna Pressley opens up about living with alopecia
"I've only been bald in the privacy of my home and in the company of close friends," Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts says at the beginning of an emotional video.
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