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At least 150 people were waiting in line to vote at Houston Hall before the polls officially opened at 7 a.m.
Video by Chase Sutton
On Saturday, nearly a week after the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., hundreds of demonstrators packed the streets of West Philadelphia to demand justice. After three nights of calm following two nights of unrest, the gathering remained peaceful, prompting cheers and chants from the nearly 500 protesters in attendance.
Late Monday night, protesters marched through West Philadelphia to protest the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
Two police officers shot and killed a 27-year-old Black man in West Philadelphia on Monday afternoon, leading to protests near Penn's campus on Monday evening. At around 12:30 p.m., police officers were seen rushing toward protesters around 52nd and Walnut Streets.
Video by Sage Levine
Penn student activists from different political organizations on campus consider the stakes of the upcoming election and what civic engagement means to them.
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Professor Mitchell Berman, Leon Meltzer Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, to discuss threats to the legitimacy of the 2020 election and the politicization of courts.
At 6 a.m. on Friday morning, over one hundred Penn students and local Philadelphia community members gathered for the grand opening of Acme Markets on 40th and Walnut streets.
Video by Sukhmani Kaur
On Oct. 21, former President Barack Obama traveled to Philadelphia for his first in-person campaign event of this election season for Joe Biden.
Video by Ashley Santaniello
On Oct. 4, Penn Democrats distributed voter materials to off-campus apartments in an attempt to increase student voter turnout.
On Sept. 25, Penn and Drexel students marched and held vigil for Breonna Taylor following a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers in her death.
Reporters for The Daily Pennsylvanian covered protests over racial injustice on Friday, September 4th as hundreds took to the street in the wake of the Jacob Blake Shooting.
Temple University recently suspended in-person classes due to a COVID-19 update on campus.
Video credit: Hadriana Lowenkron
We hear from a Penn first year, sophomore, junior, and senior to compare how COVID-19 will impact their college experiences.
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Footage captured by Penn students reveals police-initiated force against peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia on May 30.
Over 500 people gathered in LOVE Park on Sunday afternoon for the Philly Queer March for Black Lives. The event was just as much a celebration of Black transgender women as it was a continuation of weeks of Philadelphia protests against ongoing racial injustice.
More than 10,000 demonstrators gathered at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on June 6, marking the largest protest in Philadelphia over the recent murder of George Floyd since they began on May 30.
As protesters dispersed from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a dance circle of dozens of adults, families, and small children began. Today’s demonstration ended with what Eugene Puryear, one of the leaders of the protest, called “one of the best spirits in a crowd” he had ever seen.
Footage by Chase Sutton
Lee Scott Lorde, one of the leaders of today’s demonstration in Philadelphia, spoke to hundreds of protesters gathered at the LOVE sign.
Footage by Chase Sutton