As free market advocates, it is incumbent upon us to answer the skeptic who thinks that poor people will starve in the streets absent the State. The Urban League of Philadelphia is one such answer, right in our own backyard.
One was a hard-charging Marine, the other a practitioner of nonviolent resistance. Segregation at Girard College didn’t stand a chance.
By Tigre Hill
Perhaps the civil rights leader’s most significant visit to Philadelphia was in 1959, when he posed for a Liberty Bell photo during a tour of Independence Hall.
By Kevin Ferris