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WATCH: Philly Band ILL Doots Includes “Philly Is Baltimore” Footage in First Video

ILL Doots, an 8-piece, psych-funk hip-hop group out of Philly,  just released their first video. “Cubism: Outside the Box” is a direct response to the […]

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Philly Shows Nation How to Protest the Right Way

On Thursday, one day before prosecutors announced serious charges against six police officers in the death of Baltimore man Freddie Gray, Philadelphia was home to […]

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Scenes From the Massive Philly Is Baltimore Protest

Also read: “Philly Shows Nation How to Protest the Right Way.” It was a tense night in Center City, Philadelphia, for the “Philly Is Baltimore” […]

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(Update) #PhillyIsBaltimore on Social Media

[Update 9:15 p.m.] The crowd appears to have dwindled down to about 150 people now, still marching through Center City: #BREAKING: Police block #PhillyisBaltimore protesters […]

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Officials: We’re Ready for “Philly Is Baltimore” Protest

Philadelphia officials said today they’re ready for today’s “Philly Is Baltimore” protest at City Hall. No traffic or transit detours were planned — yet — […]

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“Philly Is Baltimore” Protest Planned Today

A “Philly Is Baltimore” rally is scheduled to take place at 4:30 p.m. today at City Hall. More than 1,400 people have already signed up […]

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Arts Groups Protesting Mayor Nutter Budget Cuts at City Hall Today

Today at noon, Groundswell, a program of the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, will gather supporters at City Hall for the annual Philadelphia Arts Advocacy Day. This year […]

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Photos From MLK Day of Action, Resistance & Empowerment March

Today, an estimated 1,500 protesters marched in Center City as part of the MLK Day of Action, Resistance & Empowerment March. Its stated goals were: 1) […]

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CB West Counselor Won’t Be Charged for Facebook Post

BREAKING: Montco DA says no criminal charges will be filed vs. CB West guidance counselor MaryKate Blankenburg for Facebook threat. — MichaelAlanGoldberg (@mg_thereporter) December 24, […]

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Q&A: John Angeles on STOMP and Performing During a Ferguson Protest

“I was a little nervous before I got on,” says John Angeles, a New York-based performer who is bringing the international sensation STOMP to the Merriam […]

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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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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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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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WATCH: Philadelphia Reacts to Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

UPDATE, 9:15 p.m.: The Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown last summer will not face charges in the case, a grand jury has determined. […]

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Baggage Handlers Picket at PHL Airport

#picketline #PHLstrike #hyperlapse #PHL #Philly #Philadelphia #povertydoesntfly #goodairports #1u #PrimeFlight A video posted by 32BJ SEIU (@32bjseiu) on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:32am PST A […]