Frank Rizzo Statue

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Maybe the Solution to the Frank Rizzo Statue Problem Is a Frank Rizzo Museum

While protesters around the country have been calling for the removal of monuments to the Confederacy, those in Philadelphia have their sights set on a […]

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Rizzo’s Former Secretary Uses Italian Market Facebook Account to Trash Helen Gym

A since-deleted post to the 9th Street Italian Market’s official Facebook page on Sunday characterized Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym as a bigot for her opinion […]

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“Frank Rizzo Down” Protest Planned for Center City

A protest calling for the removal of the city’s Frank Rizzo statue is planned for Monday afternoon. The “Frank Rizzo Down” rally will kick off at […]

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Rizzo Statue Tagged With “Black Power”

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philly’s Frank Rizzo statue was tagged with “Black Power” on Thursday night. 

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More Than 18,000 People Have Signed a Petition to Keep the Rizzo Statue

A petition to keep the city’s Frank Rizzo statue is gaining steam. As of 4 p.m. Thursday, more than 18,000 people had signed the petition, […]

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Photos: Thousands Gather for “Philly is Charlottesville” Rally

Police say more than two thousand people flooded the city’s streets on Wednesday night for the “Philly is Charlottesville” march against racism. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, […]

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Police Arrest Man for Throwing Eggs at Frank Rizzo Statue

This is a developing story. Check back for more information.  Philly police arrested a man who hurled eggs at the Frank Rizzo statue on Wednesday morning. […]