Black Lives Matter Philadelphia's protest began peacefully on May 30, but as the group walked past City Hall, they encountered a large presence from the Philadelphia Police Department. There, the protest quickly turned violent.
Over 500 people gathered in LOVE Park on Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Before marching to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a series of speakers, including multiple Black transgender women, recounted personal stories.
Institutions such as Penn and Temple University are reviewing old social media posts containing racial slurs that have resurfaced, while other universities have taken disciplinary action in response to inflammatory posts targeted at the George Floyd protests.
Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Philadelphia for nine straight days in response to the recent police murder of George Floyd. Protestors have marched through the city demanding police reform and racial equality.
OSA emailed SAC-funded groups on Tuesday, informing them that “funds which have been deposited with the University cannot be used to provide donations to charitable organizations due to the University’s designation as a non-profit organization.”
Hundreds of staff members of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and other local medical facilities walked out of their shifts on June 5.
Thousands of demonstrators, including Penn students, have taken to the streets of Philadelphia to protest racism in response to the recent police murder of George Floyd. Here's the latest from Philadelphia.
Asa Khalif, the leader of Black Lives Matter in Pennsylvania said that if no action is taken against Wax by Mar. 23, he plans to disrupt classes and lead petitions across Penn's campus.
At least 500 demonstrators, including Penn students and leaders of Penn Community for Justice, peacefully marched through the streets of West Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon demanding justice for Walter Wallace Jr.