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Just Who’s Responsible for These Die-Ins?

Gosh, those folks from POWER are a huge pain in Philadelphia’s butt.

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After Ferguson, Nutter Sends Video Message to Police

CBS Philly reports the city’s police officers are being required to watch an eight-minute video from Mayor Nutter before they hit the street during shifts […]

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Penn’s Gutmann Criticized for “Die-In” Pose

When protesters invaded Penn President Amy Gutmann’s holiday party Monday night, she made a snap decision: She joined them in a “die-in” — a protest […]

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Protest Leads Organizers to Cancel Lantern Parade

The Christmas Village Lantern Parade has been canceled. That word comes via an email from Aversa PR and a note on the website. Lantern Parade organizers […]

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In Policing Debate, Ferguson Is a Bad Example

I like Mike Missanelli. I could listen to him talk sports and pop culture for hours on end, and have. Mike is the afternoon host […]

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Penn Alum John Legend, Chrissy Teigen Hire Food Trucks to Feed NYC Ferguson Protesters

Vanity Fair reports that Penn alum and singer John Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, hired a fleet of food trucks to feed folks […]

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Facebook and “Friends” in the Wake of Ferguson

As a 29-year-old woman, this is how my Facebook feed tends to look: baby picture, wedding picture, baby-at-a-wedding picture, Supernatural spoiler (that last one might be […]

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CB West Counselor Blames Child for Post About Eagles Die-In

Yesterday, protesters held a “die-in” after the Eagles game. Clergy leaders with Philadelphia Organized to Witness Empower & Rebuild organized the die-in to protest the […]

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The Outrage Meter for the Week Ending December 5, 2014

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I Like Charles Barkley, But He’s Wrong on Ferguson

What are CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, the Drudge Report, and every conservative radio talk show going to do now that Charles Barkley will no longer […]

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Don Lemon Is America’s First Reality News Star

It is far too early to tell whether CNN’s Don Lemon is embattled or just growing his brand. He is becoming a household name for […]

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23 Photos of the Protests at the City Hall Tree Lighting Ceremony

In the wake of non-indictments of police officers in the deaths of Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York City, protests erupted around […]

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What Is Your Excuse for the Cop Who Killed Eric Garner?

“Negroes — Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day — They change their mind.” —Langston Hughes Black people are angry. I don’t mean this […]

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Protests Erupt at Philadelphia City Hall Tree Lighting

As tenor Justin Gonzalez finished singing his rendition of “Oh Holy Night” from the stage overlooking the massive unfriendly audience at City Hall, he held the final […]

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Ferguson Die-In Protest, March This Afternoon in Philly

[UPDATE, 5:12 p.m.] Here’s a photo of the protest march as it makes its way down Market Street at 19th Street. #FergusonPHL Tweets