Cecil B. Moore

SEPTA, elected officials and community activists gathered at the corner of North Broad and Cecil B. Moore Avenue Tuesday to celebrate the fearless civil rights activist, and there are plans to ensure no one forgets Cecil Moore.
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Cherri Gregg
April 02, 2019 - 3:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA, elected officials and community activists gathered at the corner of North Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue Tuesday to celebrate the fearless civil rights activist, and there are plans to ensure no one forgets Cecil B. Moore. Dozens gathered on the east...
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Brothers Theodore (left) and Charles Hicks were the first African-American students to integrate Girard College in 1968. They shared their story to students Tuesday for the 50th anniversary of desegregating the school.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
September 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fifty years ago, Girard College was changed forever when four African-American boys walked into the gates of the historic institution as students. Before that time, the school was limited to white males. It took months of protests and a Supreme Court decision to...
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