Bridge Walk for Peace commemorates Dr. King

Posted by on March 30, 2009

Bridge Walk commemorates Dr. King

Last year on April 4th, more than 400 people gathered in the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the first-ever Bridge Walk for Peace.

This year, on Saturday, April 4th, there will be another gathering at the foot of the Ben Franklin Bridge on the eastbound entrance of the pedestrian walkway.  Participants will gather promptly at 6am to traverse the Bridge to stand as the sun rises to re-commit themselves to a new day in the continuing work for peace that Dr. King lived, worked and died to achieve.

Although the Bridge Walk for Peace is free and open to the public, the group is asking participants to pre-register by clicking here.

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