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The hour-long webinar was hosted to commemorate Juneteenth and discussed racism as a power construct and the power of an individual to challenge racial ideas and structures.
05/26/21 11:19pm
The Black Ivy Time Capsule is a competition that accepts creative work focused on Black life at the eight Ivy League schools.
05/15/21 1:50am
On May 13, the 36th anniversary of the MOVE bombing, West Philadelphians remembered the 11 lives lost during the MOVE Day of Remembrance event. Here's what it looked like.
04/15/21 12:22am
Protesters marched through Center City and South Philadelphia on April 13 demanding justice for Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was killed by a Minn. police officer.
02/28/21 11:54pm
Multiple posts levy accusations against Penn’s Chemistry Department, leading the department to apologize to certain students for their "negative experiences" related to the department, but the University as a whole has taken no such steps. 
12/10/20 12:02am
The world has experienced some of the most extraordinary events in modern history this year, and the Penn community has been impacted by it all. The Daily Pennsylvanian's photographers have been on the ground documenting 2020 as it has unfolded.
11/06/20 1:38am
No charges have been filed against the officers who fatally shot Wallace Jr., though an internal investigation by the police department as well as a criminal investigation by the District Attorney's Office are ongoing. 
11/05/20 3:21am
Members of the Penn and Philadelphia communities masked up and voted in person at three different campus polling locations on Election Day. As ballots continue to be counted, tension and uncertainty hang over the city. The Daily Pennsylvanian sent a team of photographers to capture this unique election week.
10/31/20 3:22pm
At least 500 protesters, including Penn students, gathered at the corner of Locust and 61st streets on Saturday evening to protest the Philadelphia police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. 
10/26/20 10:33pm
According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, a bystander-filmed video showed that Wallace Jr. was armed with a knife and appeared further than arm's length away from the officers when they opened fire.
10/25/20 11:46pm
The Center for the Preservation of Civil Rights Sites will be led by Faculty Director Randall Mason, a professor in the graduate program in Historic Preservation at Penn.
10/12/20 6:09pm
The bill was introduced on Thursday by Philadelphia City Council member and 1993 College graduate Helen Gym.
09/29/20 3:57am
The Black Lives Matter movement inspires numerous comparisons to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. But some Penn alumni — who have marched on its bloodiest streets and decades later, remain committed to seeking justice — are not convinced there can necessarily be a direct comparison. 
09/27/20 11:25pm
The protesters’ main demand was to indict the officers for Taylor’s death, but speakers and organizers also criticized the role of police in general and advocated for police abolition.
09/24/20 12:04am
A grand jury charged one of the involved officers, who had already been fired, for firing recklessly into a neighbor's apartment, but no charges were brought against the officers for killing Taylor.
09/17/20 3:19am
Around 200 demonstrators lifted signs, chanted “Out Now!“, and called for political and social reform as 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump visited the National Constitution Center for a town hall on Tuesday evening. Here’s how the protest played out.
09/15/20 10:51pm
Romano previously came under fire in July for disagreeing with part of the NBCC’s statement in support of Black Lives Matter. 
09/15/20 12:28am
The DP spoke with the directors of all six cultural resource centers to discuss their programming for the online fall semester.
09/08/20 12:29am
Williams outlined a number of concrete actions for Penn Athletics to undertake in an effort become an “anti-racist organization."
09/07/20 1:24am
Police Free Penn, a social justice group formed in June, plans to continue to host informal lectures, or teach-ins, throughout the semester.