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Lancaster African-American artists share their stories, work and connection to Martin Luther King Jr.

On The Spark Monday Sir Dominique Jordan, spoken word and hip-hop artist, and Joshua Beltre, engagement specialist of the arts for the City of Lancaster, musician and spoken word artist, shared how they’re pushing Dr. King’s mission forward through art and their work in the community.

By Aniya Faulcon

Harrisburg students create social justice quilt displayed at MLK Government Center

A class of Harrisburg third grade students created a social justice quilt last year with hopes to bring awareness and make a change.

By Aniya Faulcon

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State College police release photos of persons of interest in MLK mural defacing

“We are all disgusted to see a treasured local landmark, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, being defaced,” State College Council President Jesse Barlow said

By Emily Reddy/WPSU and Min Xian/SpotlightPA

MLK Day: Reflections on “racial reckoning”

Is there more acknowledgement of discrimination and inequality?
By Scott LaMar/WITF

Today’s protests remind some Pittsburghers of the riots after MLK’s 1968 assassination

Edward Sneed said when he was growing up, there were few discussions about racial inequity, and he’s heartened to see young people talking about them now

By Katie Blackley/WESA

On the eve of Black History Month, N.J. denied historic designation for Camden MLK House

Effectively, the Historic Preservation Office says in its letter that of at least 20 places with a “fleeting association with Dr. King” in the Garden State, the Walnut Street house may just be a minor part of his link to New Jersey, in comparison to other properties.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

In U.S. media’s Iran coverage, essential voices are missing

Iran and its people are as complex and diverse as Americans
By Joseph Darius Jaafari/PA Post