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12 Arrested in Center City Protest of Alton Sterling Shooting

Justice rally rolling NB on 15th from JFK Blvd. pic.twitter.com/ERAHCA7XCm — Thomas J. Nestel III (@TNestel3) July 6, 2016 Activists gathered for nearly two hours in […]

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Activists: We’ll March on DNC, Not Just in a Pen at FDR Park

They’re planning a march from North Philly down Broad Street. They’re planning to assail the politicians in town during the Democratic National Convention. They’re even […]

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Pro-Immigration Protesters Temporarily Blocked I-676 Ramp, Got Arrested

Couple dozen @PhillyPolice here, #immigration protesters shut down expressway exit, @KYWNewsradio #DAPA pic.twitter.com/GdKJSwCoLm — Cherri Gregg (@cherrigregg) June 28, 2016 A group of protesters temporarily […]

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Local Democrats Join Unprecedented House Sit-in For Gun Control

In a nod to decades-old, traditional-style protesting, several local Democrats were among more than 200 total to participate in a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. […]

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PHOTOS: Soda-Tax Opponents Rally at City Hall

Nothing like a caravan of tractor trailers laying on their horns and blocking traffic to strike sympathy in the hearts of passersby. On Wednesday afternoon, […]

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Scenes From Yesterday’s “Day of Action” Demonstration in Center City

Several coalitions joined together on Thursday — Fight for 15’s national Day of Action — to not only demand a $15 minimum wage, but to also protest local issues like […]

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Philadelphia Children Demand End to Excessive Force by Police

Today, dozens of children marched from the steps of the Art Museum to City Hall in protest of excessive force by police. It was their second such rally in […]

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Survey: Today’s College Freshmen Are Leftist, Altruistic, Money-Hungry and Very Likely to Protest

  If it seems like every time you look, those crazy kids at Penn and Princeton and Swarthmore and Temple are protesting something … they […]

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25 Signs From the Anti-UberX Protest That Shut Down Center City

About 100 cab and Uber Black drivers shut down traffic in Center City today with a protest against Lyft and UberX outside City Hall. The […]

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Union Protest, 3 Inflatable Rats Close Down Spruce Street

A protest by scores of building trades union members closed down Spruce Street during the morning rush hour on Friday. The protesters were outside the […]

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WATCH: Noisy Taxi Cab Protest of UberX, Lyft Snarls Center City Traffic

With horns blaring and marchers chanting “No UberX! No Lyft!” hundreds of Philadelphia cab drivers converged on City Hall with their vehicles to demand that […]

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CCP Adjunct Professor, Black Lives Matter Activist Suspended After Speaking at Rally

Editor’s Note: The headline of this story has been updated to clarify the nature of the rally. Last Thursday, at a rally initiated by the […]

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Activists Hold Pope-Themed Protest Against Fracking

Everything in Philadelphia seems to be pope-themed this month — even the protests. Activists dressed in homemade cassocks and mitres and held an anti-fracking demonstration near […]

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Janelle Monáe and Jidenna Lead March Down Broad Street

Yesterday afternoon, music stars Janelle Monáe and Jidenna hit the streets of North Philly around Temple to lead a march to bring awareness to police brutality […]

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How Philly Police Kept the Peace at “Philly Is Baltimore”

Well, thank God for Philadelphia Police. I’m serious. Yes, it’s easy to find reasons to criticize our local department, and I do it all the […]