The Philadelphia Police Department to reinforce a harassment crime code, ensuring protesters don’t get face-to-face with cops.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney isn’t fond of the Center City-based statue of Frank Rizzo, the bombastic former police commissioner-turned Mayor who some portray as a racist with a penchant for brutality, while others declare him as a local hero. But the white male Democrat, who points to the Rizzo-era of policing as a culture for…
Theater in the X, co-founded by a local actor and hip-hop artist, presents ‘Running Numbers,’ a play based on the poem, Financial Aid.
Justice for David Jones demonstrators ambushed City Councilman Bobby Henon in a Northeast Philadelphia park.
Mr. Josh Shapiro, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General, said the investigation into the David Jones shooting won’t include shooter’s past.
Marching to Washington, D.C., Mr. Jamal Johnson began at the site where a white Philadelphia cop shot and killed an unarmed black man.
Philadelphia City Council President confirmed that PA. Attorney General will now handle the investigation into the June 8th fatal police shooting.
After receiving the endorsement of Philadelphia Mayor Mr. Jim Kenney at City Hall on Thursday morning, Mr. Larry Krasner, out of the sight of television news cameras, made a stunning announcement. The Democratic nominee for District Attorney of Philadelphia, who has become a national public figure, vowed to try cases in court, if elected.Traditionally, the…
Local, state and federal officials voiced unyielding support for Cheyney University, America’s oldest black institution for higher-education.
A celebration at a Philadelphia park was cut short by protesters who demanded justice for David Jones, a black man shot in the back and killed by a white cop.
After a fatal officer-involved shooting, grieving families should be guaranteed a meeting with the Mayor, Police Commissioner and DA.
Twice now, anti-police violence demonstrators have appeared in Philadelphia City Councilman Bobby Henon’s fourth floor City Hall office. And for the second time, the Councilman has evaded them.Monday’s hide-and-seek, however, was different than the Wednesday which preceded it. On the 19th of July, the Councilman was said to be in a meeting in Center City…
Twice now, Philadelphia Mayor Mr. Jim Kenney has ordered police to stand down while activists, who were confronting him and others about matters germane to cops’ use of force, spoke truth to power. The first time happened in October of 2016, when several Philadelphia police officers shot an unarmed man 109 times in a residential…
Philadelphia’s Managing Director and Chair of the Police Advisory Commission were among those confronted by activists.
The Philadelphia DA’s office refuses to accommodate a witness and PPD can’t forecast the completion of the forensic analysis on Mr. Jones’ gun.
Most media about Krasner has focused on his politics, not personhood. The latest episode of Pushback explores the backstory of the insurgent DA nominee.