Cecil B. Moore

The Philadelphia Freedom Fighters who once worked with lawyer and activist Cecil B. Moore celebrated less than a week after the mural of the beloved mentor was defaced.
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Cherri Gregg
February 20, 2020 - 5:13 pm
The Cecil B. Moore mural in North Philadelphia has been repaired just days after someone spray painted a racial slur the portrait of the civil rights icon. Another mural is now in the works. Read more here.
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The mural of Cecil B. Moore at North Bouvier and West Jefferson streets was defaced over the weekend.
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Charlotte Reese
February 16, 2020 - 10:51 am
An investigation is underway after a mural of Cecil B. Moore was vandalized over the weekend. Read more here.
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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.
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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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